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chase

 
Noun chase has 1 sense
  1. pursuit, chase, following - the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture; "the culprit started to run and the cop took off in pursuit"
    --1 is a kind of motion, movement, move
    --1 has particulars:
     trailing, tracking; shadowing, tailing; stalk, stalking
    Derived forms: verb chase2, verb chase1
Verb chase has 4 senses
  1. chase, chase after, trail, tail, tag, give chase, dog, go after, track - go after with the intent to catch; "The policeman chased the mugger down the alley"; "the dog chased the rabbit"
    --1 is one way to pursue, follow
    Derived forms: noun chaser1, noun chaser2, noun chase1
    Sample sentence:
    They chase the car down the avenue
  2. chase, chase after - pursue someone sexually or romantically
    --2 is one way to woo, court, romance, solicit
    Derived form: noun chase1
    Sample sentence:
    Sam cannot chase Sue
  3. chase - cut a groove into; "chase silver"
    --3 is one way to
    cut
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
  4. furrow, chamfer, chase - cut a furrow into a columns
    --4 is one way to cut
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
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