Synonyms and Antonyms of pursue

  1. 1 to go after or on the track of <the policeman doggedly pursued the pickpocket through the crowded subway station> Synonyms bird-dog, chase, course, dog, hound, follow, run, shadow, tag, tail, trace, track, trailRelated Words accompany, chaperone (or chaperon), escort; hunt, search (for), seek; eye, observe, watchNear Antonyms headAntonyms guide, lead, pilot

  2. 2 to go in search of <urged the graduates to pursue personal fulfillment instead of financial success> Synonyms cast about (for), cast around (for), chase (down), forage (for), hunt, look up, seek, quest, search (for or out), shop (for)Related Words ferret (out), root (out)Near Antonyms hide, lose; ignore, neglect

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