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Synonyms for chase

to follow (another) with the intent of overtaking and capturing

to look for and pursue (game) in order to capture or kill it

the following of another in an attempt to overtake and capture

Synonyms for chase

the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture

United States politician and jurist who served as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1808-1873)

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

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pursue someone sexually or romantically

cut a groove into

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cut a furrow into a columns

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References in periodicals archive ?
It was as he neared Clayton Road that the man, described as young, gave chase.
The man, who was being chased by a store detective, ran straight past Insp Jewell and PC Brooks who immediately gave chase through nearby streets.
Shoppers gave chase when they heard a woman shout ``thief, stop, thief'' after her purse was snatched.
The blonde beauty, from Cannock in Staffordshire, gave chase but was unable to catch up with the thief.
A teenage bag-snatcher who targeted vulnerable pensioners was finally caught after five have-a-go-heroes gave chase and carried out a citizen's arrest.
Patterson and Stokes, neither of whom were injured during the shootout, jumped into a friend's car and gave chase.
Unarmed police who gave chase after the shooting were commended for their courage by Judge Jeremy Roberts at the Old Bailey yesterday.
July 20, 1997, Portland, Oregon: "Recognizing the individual as the suspect they were looking for, the officers both gave chase into the overgrown backyard of the residence where they became separated by a hedge.
For example, when antacid Tagamet was introduced in 1977 it had the market almost to itself for six years before Zantac gave chase with its introduction in 1983.
Sgt Morrisey was gunned down when he gave chase after the Ardee Employment Exchange robbery in 1985.
The local man, who has not been named, gave chase on Friday afternoon after the gang lost control of their stolen Jaguar XKR at high speeds in Little Sutton Road, Four Oaks.
The brave woman gave chase and was joined by a number of shoppers.
Widower Ted, 71, dropped his shopping basket and gave chase after spotting the youngster's light-fingered actions in a local store.
The 40-year-old man gave chase in his car then, when the suspect ran into gardens, he continued the pursuit, even jumping over a 6ft fence.
A MAN gave chase after thieves stole his rare and expensive mountain bike.