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Definitions of chase

  1.   To give chase; to hunt; as, to chase around after a doctor.
  2.   The part of a cannon from the reenforce or the trunnions to the swell of the muzzle. See Cannon.
  3.   go after with the intent to catch; " The policeman chased the mugger down the alley"; " the dog chased the rabbit"
  4.   A private game - preserve.
  5.   To emboss or engrave for ornament.
  6.   To follow with intent to catch; pursue; hunt.
  7.   To work or emboss plate as silversmiths do.
  8.   Pursuit: a hunting: that which is hunted: ground abounding in game.
  9.   To cut, so as to make a screw thread.
  10.   That which is pursued.
  11.   To ornament by embossing.
  12.   Vehement pursuit for the purpose of killing or capturing, as of an enemy, or game; an earnest seeking after any object greatly desired; the act or habit of hunting; a hunt.
  13.   A groove, or channel, as in the face of a wall; a trench, as for the reception of drain tile.
  14.   A rectangular iron frame in which pages or columns of type are imposed.
  15.   To ornament ( a surface of metal) by embossing, cutting away parts, and the like.
  16.   Eager pursuit; hunting, especially of wild beasts; that which is hunted.
  17.   That which is pursued or hunted.
  18.   To incase: to emboss.
  19.   To pursue for the purpose of killing or taking, as an enemy, or game; to hunt.
  20.   To pursue eagerly, as hunters pursue game.
  21.   Earnest pursuit; hunting; that which is chased; ground stored with deer and other game beasts.
  22.   the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture; " the culprit started to run and the cop took off in pursuit"
  23.   An open hunting ground to which game resorts, and which is private properly, thus differing from a forest, which is not private property, and from a park, which is inclosed. Sometimes written chace.
  24.   To enchase; to emboss; to cut into the form of a screw.
  25.   To follow as if to catch; to pursue; to compel to move on; to drive by following; to cause to fly; - often with away or off; as, to chase the hens away.
  26.   To follow in pursuit.
  27.   To drive away.
  28.   Sometimes spelt chace, eager or vehement pursuit; hunting; an earnest seeking after, as pleasure, fame, & c.; the thing sought for or hunted; open ground or retreat for the larger game.
  29.   A frame for types.
  30.   cut a groove into; " chase silver"
  31.   A case or frame for holding types: a groove.
  32.   pursue someone sexually or romantically
  33.   To pursue; especially, to hunt; drive away; to decorate, as a metal surface, by embossing, engraving, etc.; to cut, as the thread of a screw.
  34.   Hunting; hunters collectively; the hunt.
  35.   An iron frame in which to confine types.
  36.   cut a furrow into a columns
  37.   A kind of joint by which an overlap joint is changed to a flush joint, by means of a gradually deepening rabbet, as at the ends of clinker- built boats.
  38.   Pursuit; hunting.
  39.   A division of the floor of a gallery, marked by a figure or otherwise; the spot where a ball falls, and between which and the dedans the adversary must drive his ball in order to gain a point.
  40.   A frame into which type is fastened, as for printing.
  41.   Earnest pursuit.
  42.   To pursue: to hunt: to drive away.
  43.   A frame used by printers to confine types, when set in columns or pages; a wide groove; the length of a gun in front of the trunnions; a term in the game of tennis. Chase guns, those guns which have their ports at the head or stern, used in chasing or in defence when chased.
  44.   To pursue; drive away.
  45.   To pursue eagerly; to drive away; to follow eagerly after, as pleasure, profit, & c.

Antonyms for chase

chaser, murderer, hunter, pursuer, predator, carnivore.

Quotes of chase

  1. I'm Chevy Chase and you're not. – Chevy Chase
  2. Chase after the truth like all hell and you'll free yourself, even though you never touch its coat tails. – Clarence Darrow
  3. Jack Lambert is mean and relentless wherever he goes, on and off the field! I do remember many times he would chase me in practice but no way would I let him catch me. – Franco Harris
  4. Happiness in this world, when it comes, comes incidentally. Make it the object of pursuit, and it leads us a wild -goose chase and is never attained. Follow some other object, and very possibly we may find that we have caught happiness without dreaming of it. – Nathaniel Hawthorne
  5. As for dialogue, I think it keeps things moving to cut to the chase – Jerry B. Jenkins
  6. It's not a field, I think, for people who need to have success every day: if you can't live with a nightly sort of disaster, you should get out. I wouldn't describe myself as lacking in confidence, but I would just say that the ghosts you chase you never catch. – Michael Korda
  7. Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence. – Vince Lombardi
  8. Most women's pictures are as boring and as formulaic as men's pictures. In place of a car chase or a battle scene, what you get is an extreme closeup of a woman breaking down. – Frances McDormand
  9. I can hold a note as long as the Chase National Bank. – Ethel Merman
  10. Fit no stereotypes. Don't chase the latest management fads. The situation dictates which approach best accomplishes the team's mission. – Colin Powell
  11. If things don't come easy, there is no premium on effort. There should be joy in the chase zest in the pursuit. – Branch Rickey
  12. A man is like a cat; chase him and he will run- sit still and ignore him and he'll come purring at your feet. – Helen Rowland
  13. I hate to admit that. I want to win every race, but I know that's not possible. To be in the top 25 is realistic if we have any luck this year. But anything to be in the chase or something like that is very unrealistic. – Roger Staubach
  14. Chase your passion, not your pension. – Denis Waitley

Usage examples for chase

  1. But I think you will have been at the Duke's manor of that name; and it was the hunting- lodge on the edge of the chase that I had in mind. ” – The Valley of Decision by Edith Wharton
  2. The foolish thing let him chase it under the bed, and he was half way under and half way out when Grandpa opened the bedroom door. ” – Sunny Boy in the Country by Ramy Allison White
  3. Thou lead such evil men a merry chase – A Boy's Ride by Gulielma Zollinger
  4. Amos Chase had ideas of his own about the proper bringing up of children, and the respect due from them to their elders. ” – Turn About Eleanor by Ethel M. Kelley
  5. Well, you don't get out; and now for a chase – Queer-Little-Folks by Stowe, Harriet Beecher
  6. Lord, what a chase I had! ” – Her Mother's Secret by Emma D. E. N. Southworth
  7. Now that the first excitement of the chase was over, few of them wanted to risk a battle with desperate men in the dark. ” – Steve Yeager by William MacLeod Raine
  8. The chase immediately took advantage of it to alter her course. ” – The Three Lieutenants by W.H.G. Kingston
  9. All the bad luck we met with, was that the sheep that we had in chase got off. ” – Robinson Crusoe In Words of One Syllable by Mary Godolphin
  10. He'll not fail, though now He follow far the chase upon his foes. ” – The Seven Plays in English Verse by Sophocles
  11. But you've given us a chase – Corporal Cameron by Ralph Connor
  12. Come along in my taxi and watch me chase a story." ” – Swirling Waters by Max Rittenberg
  13. “ I realize that more every day, Madam Chase – Mrs. Red Pepper by Grace S. Richmond
  14. Should he escape, all of the other players give chase the one catching him becoming bear. ” – Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium by Jessie H. Bancroft
  15. The Indians of the island joined in the chase and were as dexterous as any. ” – Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast by Samuel Adams Drake
  16. It's no use to chase him round and round, and if you drive him out into the street, he'll run away. ” – Half a Dozen Girls by Anna Chapin Ray
  17. We can't chase him away. ” – Lifted Masks Stories by Susan Glaspell
  18. “ Mr. Knight would chase everybody away. ” – The Golden Silence by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  19. The yacht has given chase – The Golden Canyon Contents: The Golden Canyon; The Stone Chest by G. A. Henty
  20. Then why did they chase you last night? ” – Arsene Lupin by Edgar Jepson Maurice Leblanc

Idioms for chase