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pursue

verb

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1 to go after or on the track of
  • the policeman doggedly pursued the pickpocket through the crowded subway station

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2 to go in search of
  • urged the graduates to pursue personal fulfillment instead of financial success

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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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