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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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"The problem was that today we were chasing the game all the time, there was never a time when we weren't the ones chasing it.
Michael Hogan said Glamorgan were always chasing the game
Chuck Weber said: "We showed a lot of positives on our powerplay, but we are not good at chasing the game.
Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas said Leeds deserved credit for the competitive nature of their performance and confessed that after conceding an early goal, his side were always chasing the game.
BEMUSED QPR boss Mark Hughes felt his side paid the penalty for chasing the game as Swansea City marked the start of the Michael Laudrup era with a sensational victory.
They were always chasing the game on the coast, battling back twice to equalise through Dan Rigby and Steven Pickhard to make it 2-2 at the break.
Stats also show in Chelsea's last game the starting outfield players averaged a speed of 5.47 mph across the game, while opponents Sunderland's 10 starting outfielders averaged 5.86 mph, not an unusual discrepancy for the team chasing the game to have higher speeds.
WOLVES manager Mick McCarthy says Wolves cannot afford to go chasing the game against Blackburn.
Chris Feasey opened for Benfield on 17 minutes but a brace of goals from Alex Benjamin had the home side chasing the game.
"Chasing the game is a terrible phrase but we really were chasing the game.
St Joseph's were chasing the game and when they put a long kick through, the Moldgreen winger knocked the ball on, allowing them to pick up and score in the corner.
"You might not believe this but, when he was deciding on what team to pick, he said we probably won't be chasing the game because we'll be 18-0 up," said Briers.
The Indians were always chasing the game - and apart from Mahendra Singh Dhoni (55) and captain Rahul Dravid (63), they struggled against Shaun Pollock (four for 26) on the way to 168 all out.
Both teams are happy to sling the ball about, and although a tight game would suit the visitors more, they may be forced to open up if chasing the game.
Instead of the knackered striker we got at the World Cup (he was subbed against Brazil when England were chasing the game), we might get the Owen who is fit and fresh and strikes fear into opponents.