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Meaning & Definition of Chase in English

English

Chase

/ʧes/

noun

1. The act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture

  • "The culprit started to run and the cop took off in pursuit"
    synonym:
  • pursuit
  • ,
  • chase
  • ,
  • pursual
  • ,
  • following

2. United states politician and jurist who served as chief justice of the united states supreme court (1808-1873)

    synonym:
  • Chase
  • ,
  • Salmon P. Chase
  • ,
  • Salmon Portland Chase

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

    synonym:
  • chase

verb

1. Go after with the intent to catch

  • "The policeman chased the mugger down the alley"
  • "The dog chased the rabbit"
    synonym:
  • chase
  • ,
  • chase after
  • ,
  • trail
  • ,
  • tail
  • ,
  • tag
  • ,
  • give chase
  • ,
  • dog
  • ,
  • go after
  • ,
  • track

2. Pursue someone sexually or romantically

    synonym:
  • chase
  • ,
  • chase after

3. Cut a groove into

  • "Chase silver"
    synonym:
  • chase

4. Cut a furrow into a columns

    synonym:
  • furrow
  • ,
  • chamfer
  • ,
  • chase

Examples of using

It matters little if the cat is white or black; the important thing is that it chase rats.