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Synonyms for chase

Noun

1. pursuit, chase, pursual, following, motion, movement, move
usage: the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture; "the culprit started to run and the cop took off in pursuit"
2. Chase, Salmon P. Chase, Salmon Portland Chase
usage: United States politician and jurist who served as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1808-1873)
3. chase, frame
usage: a rectangular metal frame used in letterpress printing to hold together the pages or columns of composed type that are printed at one time

Verb

1. chase, chase after, trail, tail, tag, give chase, dog, go after, track, pursue, follow
usage: go after with the intent to catch; "The policeman chased the mugger down the alley"; "the dog chased the rabbit"
2. chase, chase after, woo, court, romance, solicit
usage: pursue someone sexually or romantically
3. chase, cut
usage: cut a groove into; "chase silver"
4. furrow, chamfer, chase, cut
usage: cut a furrow into a columns
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