Definitions of pursue

  1. carry further or advance; " Can you act on this matter soon?"
  2. carry out or participate in an activity; be involved in; " She pursued many activities"; " They engaged in a discussion"
  3. follow in or as if in pursuit; " The police car pursued the suspected attacker"; " Her bad deed followed her and haunted her dreams all her life"
  4. go in search of or hunt for; " pursue a hobby"
  5. To follow with a view to overtake; to follow eagerly, or with haste; to chase; as, to pursue a hare.
  6. To seek; to use or adopt measures to obtain; as, to pursue a remedy at law.
  7. To proceed along, with a view to some and or object; to follow; to go in; as, Captain Cook pursued a new route; the administration pursued a wise course.
  8. To prosecute; to be engaged in; to continue.
  9. To follow as an example; to imitate.
  10. To follow with enmity; to persecute; to call to account.
  11. To go in pursuit; to follow.
  12. To go on; to proceed, especially in argument or discourse; to continue.
  13. To follow a matter judicially, as a complaining party; to act as a prosecutor.
  14. To follow with a view to overtake; chase; as, to pursue a thief; seek; as, to pursue pleasure; to go on with; continue; as, to pursue one's studies.
  15. To follow; to continue.
  16. Pursuer.
  17. To follow onwards in order to overtake: to chase: to prosecute: to seek: to imitate: to continue.
  18. To follow; chase; seek; continue.
  19. To continue; proceed.
  20. To follow persistently; chase; hunt; seek; continue; keep up.
  21. To follow; to take and proceed in; to follow with a view to overtake; to chase; to seek; to prosecute; to follow as an example; to endeavour to reach; to follow with enmity.
  22. To go on; to continue.
  23. To go or proceed after; to follow with a view to overtake; to chase; to prosecute; to follow as an example; to strive to reach or gain; to go on; to proceed.

Quotes of pursue

  1. We all have our own life to pursue our own kind of dream to be weaving, and we all have the power to make wishes come true, as long as we keep believing. – Louisa May Alcott
  2. This is why my art is about violence. Because I was subjected to so much of it as a kid. After that, and a lot of thinking, I became less violent. I realized that there must be other ways. So, I started to pursue them. – Jack Bowman
  3. The path I am trying so hard to follow is in fact the one that God my Father and His Son Jesus Christ want me to pursue It has brought me deep happiness. – Clayton Christensen
  4. Look around the inhabited world; how few know their own good, or knowing it, pursue – John Dryden
  5. It's very questionable, and we will pursue every factor, every element, every second of the timeline, of the final hours of Maurice's life. We will pursue that relentlessly. That will be our quest from now on. – Barry Gibb
  6. This is what sexual liberation chiefly accomplishes- it liberates young women to pursue married men. – George Gilder
  7. I see happiness as a by -product. I don't think you can pursue happiness. I think that phrase is one of the very few mistakes the Founding Fathers made. – James Hillman
  8. I think I want to pursue a movie career and maybe even pursue some theatre. – Katie Holmes
  9. We have fought this fight as long, and as well as we know how. We have been defeated. For us as a Christian people, there is now but one course to pursue We must accept the situation. – Robert E. Lee
  10. I'll probably pursue doing more movies, but not horror or movies with killers in them. I'll try to stick to happy movies. I want to act and direct like Jodie Foster. I admire her because she went to college and she's still doing the same thing. – Lindsay Lohan
  11. I think setting a goal, getting a visual image of what it is you want. You've got to see what it is you want to achieve before you can pursue it. – Chuck Norris
  12. We know that when people are safe in their homes, they are free to pursue their dream for a brighter economic future for themselves and their families. – George E. Pataki
  13. Fame has also this great drawback, that if we pursue it, we must direct our lives so as to please the fancy of men. – Baruch Spinoza
  14. I really wanted to pursue music, but all those other girls are doing it and it is annoying. – Alexa Vega
  15. I was later to receive an excellent first two years' graduate education in the same University and then again was able to pursue my studies in the U. S. on a fellowship from the aforementioned fund. – Chen Ning Yang

Usage examples for pursue

  1. The law, however, was on the side of Karnis, and it allowed him to pursue her and cast her into prison. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. They tell us that beares there do never hurt any body, but fly away from you, unless you pursue and set upon them; but wolves do much mischief. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  3. Are abolitionists, then, to blame if they pursue the same course? – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  4. Here let us have the battle since they pursue us so. – The Lay of the Cid by R. Selden Rose and Leonard Bacon
  5. And they said among themselves, " Let us pursue them and spoil them, for if they of Teruel should be before us, the honour and the profit will be theirs, and we shall have nothing." – Journeys Through Bookland Volume Four by Charles H. Sylvester
  6. I can think of nothing else, unless you pursue them in person. – The Black Bag by Louis Joseph Vance
  7. The doctor said he would; and the plan of the dowager, he thought, would, in the meantime, be the best one to pursue – Caught in a Trap by John C. Hutcheson
  8. I really think it is the best course for me to pursue at present." – Her Mother's Secret by Emma D. E. N. Southworth
  9. There was the further question, though she scarcely dared to pursue it. – Eunice by Margaret Murray Robertson
  10. It is not necessary to pursue the subject any farther. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  11. I am alone here, on my way to Berlin to pursue my studies. – A Gentleman Vagabond and Some Others by F. Hopkinson Smith
  12. Having made this discovery I did not pursue it. – The Crack of Doom by Robert Cromie
  13. But Olga hesitated to pursue this course, and finally collected her work and followed her two guests into the garden. – The Keeper of the Door by Ethel M. Dell
  14. Once the resolution was made to pursue his studies in a more practical manner, he becomes the house- surgeon of a hospital. – Contemporary Russian Novelists by Serge Persky
  15. " At all events, if you can supply us with a guide to show us the way they have taken, we will pursue them," said Jack. – The Three Commanders by W.H.G. Kingston
  16. Those behind ceased to pursue and watched the result in breathless suspense. – A Dog with a Bad Name by Talbot Baines Reed
  17. It was in similar circumstances that M. Riems saw the workers anxiously pursue a queen. – New observations on the natural history of bees by Francis Huber
  18. She did not pursue the subject of Bruce, but went directly to her business. – Counsel for the Defense by Leroy Scott
  19. He then descended, and learning that these sisters had a brother living with their father, who would pursue him for the deed he had done, he set off at random, not knowing whither he went. – The Myth of Hiawatha, and Other Oral Legends, Mythologic and Allegoric, of the North American Indians by Henry R. Schoolcraft
  20. If you will, let these evil men continue to pursue us with their loves, 'twill be but delight to suffer it for your sake. – Flemish Legends by Charles de Coster

Rhymes for pursue