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chase

noun

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1 an animal that is hunted or killed
  • The gazelle is a favorite chase of lions.
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2 the act of going after or in the tracks of another
  • a high-speed car chase
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chase

verb

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1 to drive or force out
  • chased the cat out of the garden
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give one the gate [slang], send packing

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2 to go after or on the track of
  • a dog that likes to chase cars
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run after

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3 to seek out (game) for food or sport
  • Owls often chase mice in the dark.
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4 to proceed or move quickly
  • They chased all over the place to find the missing child.
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beat it, get a move on, make tracks, shake a leg, step on it

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Synonym Discussion of chase

chase, pursue, follow, trail mean to go after or on the track of something or someone. chase implies going swiftly after and trying to overtake something fleeing or running.
    • a dog chasing a cat
pursue suggests a continuing effort to overtake, reach, or attain.
    • pursued the criminal through narrow streets
follow puts less emphasis upon speed or intent to overtake.
    • friends followed me home in their car
trail may stress a following of tracks or traces rather than a visible object.
    • trail deer
    • trailed a suspect across the country


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