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Noun prosecution has 3 senses
- prosecution, criminal prosecution - the institution and conduct of legal proceedings against a defendant for criminal behavior
--1 is a kind of legal action, action, action at law
--1 is a part of trial
Antonyms: defense, defence, denial, demurrer
--1 has particulars: double jeopardy
- prosecution - the lawyers acting for the state to put the case against the defendant
--2 is a kind of collection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblage
Antonyms: defense, defence, defense team, defense lawyers
- pursuance, prosecution - the continuance of something begun with a view to its completion
--3 is a kind of continuance, continuation