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To pursue in order to catch or catch up with
“George Smith struggled to get to his feet to chase after the two robbers.”
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To drive away, or cause to go in a specified direction
“When the hunters started to chase the herd, causing a stampede, Sitting Bull watched carefully.”
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To rush in a specified direction
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“I'd chase along the street nearest the river, dodging outside streets to the riverbank.”
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To expel or send away, especially permanently
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“He was confident, notwithstanding all Edward's preparations, he himself should soon be able to chase him from the frontiers of France.”
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To pursue a romantic or amorous interest
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“In my youth, I would never presume to chase the beautiful girls, and they didn't come looking for me, either.”
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To engrave (metal, or a design on metal)
“The metalworker would chase the object's surface with the chosen design, hollowing out depressions to accept the enamel and hatching them to facilitate the bonding of the two materials.”
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To search for something
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To work on or shape with tools
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(followed by for) To look for or seek
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To throw away (something unwanted or useless)
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An act of pursuing someone or something
“The robbers were scarcely out of sight before the Northfield men were running for their guns and horses to join in the chase of the robbers.”
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An act of hunting, searching or striving for something
“It's an endless chase of the elusive all-encompassing, perfect accounting standard.”
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(dated, rare) An animal pursued by a predator or hunter
“Hold, Warwick, seek thee out some other chase, for I myself must hunt this deer to death.”
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(someone or something) The act of trying to find or looking for
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A competition where the fastest wins
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The activity of hunting wild animals or game
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An area with a large number of trees
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A narrow channel dug at the side of a road or field, to hold or carry away water
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A sudden panicked rush of a number of horses, cattle, or other animals
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A conduit used to emit smoke from a building or vehicle
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