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Definition of Chase


  1. To pursue for the purpose of killing or taking, as an enemy, or game; to hunt.
  2. 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.
  3. To pursue eagerly, as hunters pursue game.
  4. To give chase; to hunt; as, to chase around after a doctor.
  5. 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.
  6. That which is pursued or hunted.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. A rectangular iron frame in which pages or columns of type are imposed.
  10. The part of a cannon from the reenforce or the trunnions to the swell of the muzzle. See Cannon.
  11. A groove, or channel, as in the face of a wall; a trench, as for the reception of drain tile.
  12. 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.
  13. To ornament (a surface of metal) by embossing, cutting away parts, and the like.
  14. To cut, so as to make a screw thread.

Chase Quotations

Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.
Vince Lombardi

Football is a simple game. Twenty-two men chase a ball for 90 minutes and at the end, the Germans always win.
Gary Lineker

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

I don't have to chase extraordinary moments to find happiness - it's right in front of me if I'm paying attention and practicing gratitude.
Brene Brown

One of the things that's interesting to me is I find things like caffeine and stunts actually relax me. When they're putting a bit of gel on my arm and lighting me on fire, or when I'm about to go into a high-speed car chase or rev a motorcycle up pretty fast, I find everything else around me slows down.
Nicolas Cage
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Chase Translations

chase in Dutch is nastreven, najagen
chase in French is chassez, chassons, poursuivre, pousser, chasser
chase in German is Verfolgung, Verfolgung, Jagd
chase in Italian is inseguimento, cacciare, caccia
chase in Norwegian is jage
chase in Swedish is jaga, ciselera, jakt

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