chase


chase
chase
chase1 [chās]
vt.
chased, chasing [ME chacen, cacchen: see CATCH]
1. to follow quickly or persistently in order to catch or harm
2. to run after; follow; pursue
3. to seek after
4. to make run away; drive
5. to hunt (game)
6. Slang to court aggressively
vi.
1. to go in pursuit [to chase after him]
2. Informal to go hurriedly; rush [to chase around town]
n.
1. the act of chasing; pursuit
2.
a) the hunting of game for sport: often with the
b) anything hunted; quarry
3. Brit.
a) an unenclosed game preserve: distinguished from PARK
b) a license to hunt over a specified area or to keep animals there as game
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give chase
to chase; pursue
chase2 [chās]
n.
[Fr chas, needle's eye < OFr < VL * capsum < L capsa: see CASE2]
1. a groove; furrow
2. the bore of a gun barrel
3. a groove or recess in a wall, made to provide space as for a pipe or conduit
4. a rectangular metal frame in which pages or columns of type are locked
vt.
chased, chasing
to make a groove in
chase3 [chās]
vt.
chased, chasing [aphetic for ENCHASE]
to ornament (metal) by engraving, embossing, etc.

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