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chase

noun

1 chase

The act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture.

synonyms: following, pursual, pursuit.

Roget 622: pursuit; pursuing etc. v.; prosecution; pursuance; enterprise etc. (undertaking) 676; business etc. 625; ... show more

Roget 367: vegetable, vegetable kingdom; flora, verdure.    plant; tree, shrub, bush; creeper; herb, herbage; grass.    annual; ... show more

Dutch: achtervolging, jacht



2 Chase

United States politician and jurist who served as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1808-1873).

synonyms: Salmon P. Chase, Salmon Portland Chase.

3 chase

A rectangular metal frame used in letterpress printing to hold together the pages or columns of composed type that are printed at one time.

Dutch: jachtdomein

verb

1 chase

Go after with the intent to catch:
— The policeman chased the mugger down the alley.
— The dog chased the rabbit.

synonyms: chase after, dog, give chase, go after, tag, tail, track, trail.

Roget 622: pursue, prosecute, follow; run after, make after, be after, hunt after, prowl after; shadow; carry on etc. (do) 680; engage in ... show more

Roget 847: ornament, embellish, enrich, decorate, adorn, bead, beautify, adonize.    smarten, furbish, polish, gild, varnish, whitewash, ... show more

Roget 289: repel, push from, drive apart, drive from etc. 276; chase, dispel; retrude; abduce, abduct; send away; repulse.    keep at arm's length, ... show more

Roget 250: be prominent etc. adj.; project, bulge, protrude, pout, bouge [Fr.], bunch; jut out, stand out, stick out, poke out; stick up, ... show more

Dutch: achterna zitten, achtervolgen, jacht, najagen

2 chase

Pursue someone sexually or romantically.

synonym: chase after.

3 chase

Cut a groove into.

4 chase

Cut a furrow into a columns.

synonyms: chamfer, furrow.


Moby thesaurus: Derby, Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes, address, afforestation, arboretum, assemble, beat, beat back, beau, bedog, bezel, boil, bolt, boondocks, boot out, boss, brush off, bundle, bush ... show more.

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