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Definition 1: the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture - [noun denoting act]

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

  • the culprit started to run and the cop took off in pursuit

Synonyms for chase in the sense of this definition

(chase is a kind of ...) the act of changing location from one place to another

"police controlled the motion of the crowd" "the movement of people from the farms to the cities" "his move put him directly in my path"

(... is a kind of chase ) the pursuit (of a person or animal) by following tracks or marks they left behind

(... is a kind of chase ) the act of following someone secretly

(... is a kind of chase ) the act of following prey stealthily

Definition 2: a rectangular metal frame used in letterpress printing to hold together the pages or columns of composed type that are printed at one time - [noun denoting artifact]

(chase is a kind of ...) the framework for a pair of eyeglasses

Definition 3: United States politician and jurist who served as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1808-1873) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for chase in the sense of this definition

(chase is an instance of ...) the judge who presides over a supreme court

(chase is an instance of ...) a person active in party politics

Definition 4: cut a groove into - [verb of contact]

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

  • chase silver

(chase is a kind of ...) separate with or as if with an instrument

"Cut the rope"

Definition 5: cut a furrow into a columns - [verb of contact]

Synonyms for chase in the sense of this definition

(chase is a kind of ...) separate with or as if with an instrument

"Cut the rope"

Definition 6: go after with the intent to catch - [verb of motion]

Samples where chase 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 in the sense of this definition

(chase 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 ) 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 ) search the trail of (game)

"The dog went off and quested"

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

"They ran down the fugitive"

Synonyms for chase in the sense of this definition

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

"John is courting Mary"

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