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pursuit

 
Noun pursuit has 3 senses
  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 form: verb pursue2
  2. pursuit, pursuance, quest - a search for an alternative that meets cognitive criteria; "the pursuit of love"; "life is more than the pursuance of fame"; "a quest for wealth"
    --2 is a kind of search
    --2 has particulars: wild-goose chase
    Derived form: verb pursue3
  3. pastime, interest, pursuit - a diversion that occupies one's time and thoughts (usually pleasantly); "sailing is her favorite pastime"; "his main pastime is gambling"; "he counts reading among his interests"; "they criticized the boy for his limited pursuits"
    --3 is a kind of diversion, recreation
    --3 has particulars:
     avocation, by-line, hobby, sideline, spare-time activity
    Derived form: verb pursue1
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