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Definition of Pursue

Pursue

  1. To follow with a view to overtake; to follow eagerly, or with haste; to chase; as, to pursue a hare.
  2. To seek; to use or adopt measures to obtain; as, to pursue a remedy at law.
  3. 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.
  4. To prosecute; to be engaged in; to continue.
  5. To follow as an example; to imitate.
  6. To follow with enmity; to persecute; to call to account.
  7. To go in pursuit; to follow.
  8. To go on; to proceed, especially in argument or discourse; to continue.
  9. To follow a matter judicially, as a complaining party; to act as a prosecutor.

Pursue Quotations

All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them. - Walt Disney
All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.
Walt Disney

I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death.
Leonardo da Vinci

Pursue one great decisive aim with force and determination. - Carl von Clausewitz
Pursue one great decisive aim with force and determination.
Carl von Clausewitz

The Constitution only gives people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself.
Benjamin Franklin

I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death.
Thomas Paine
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Pursue Translations

pursue in Dutch is najagen, nastreven
pursue in French is poursuivent, poursuis, poursuivons, poursuivre
pursue in German is verfolgen, verfolgen (ein Ziel)
pursue in Latin is prosequor (prosecutus), insequor
pursue in Portuguese is persiga
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