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

Samples where give 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 give chase in the sense of this definition

(give 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 give 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 give chase ) search the trail of (game)

"The dog went off and quested"

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

"They ran down the fugitive"

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