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Definition 1: go after with the intent to catch - [verb of motion]

Samples where chase after or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The policeman chased the mugger down the alley
  • the dog chased the rabbit

Synonyms for chase after in the sense of this definition

(chase after is a kind of ...) follow in or as if in pursuit

"The police car pursued the suspected attacker" "Her bad deed followed her and haunted her dreams all her life"

(... is a kind of chase after ) chase an animal up a tree

"the hunters treed the bear with dogs and killed it" "her dog likes to tree squirrels"

(... is a kind of chase after ) search the trail of (game)

"The dog went off and quested"

(... is a kind of chase after ) pursue or chase relentlessly

"The hunters traced the deer into the woods" "the detectives hounded the suspect until they found him"

(... is a kind of chase after ) pursue until captured

"They ran down the fugitive"

Synonyms for chase after in the sense of this definition

(chase after is a kind of ...) make amorous advances towards

"John is courting Mary"

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