Meaning of 'chase'

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Meaning of ‘chase’

6 definitions found.



the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture

Synonyms: pursuit


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


to cut a furrow into a columns

Synonyms: chamfer furrow


to cut a groove into

Example: "chase silver"


to go after with the intent to catch

Example: "The policeman chased the mugger down the alley"

Synonyms: tag


to pursue someone sexually or romantically

Synonyms: chase after

Source: WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University

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