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  Words related to pursuit

Related / Similar Words: chase, following, pastime, interest, pursuance, quest

 

Definition:
  • the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture; "the culprit started to run and the cop took off in 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";
  • 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";

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    Hyponyms: trailing, tracking, shadowing, tailing, stalk, stalking, avocation, by-line, hobby, sideline, spare-time activity, wild-goose chase

     

    Derivational Morphology: pursue, follow, chase, chase after, trail, tail, tag, give chase, dog, go after, track, prosecute, engage, quest for, quest after

     

    Anagrams: stirrup, stir up

     

     
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