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Definition of 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.
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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