Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun chase

3 senses of chase

Sense 1
pursuit, chase, pursual, following -- (the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture; "the culprit started to run and the cop took off in pursuit")
       => motion, movement, move -- (the act of changing location from one place to another; "police controlled the motion of the crowd"; "the movement of people from the farms to the cities"; "his move put him directly in my path")

Sense 2
Chase, Salmon P. Chase, Salmon Portland Chase -- (United States politician and jurist who served as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1808-1873))
       INSTANCE OF=> politician, politico, pol, political leader -- (a person active in party politics)
       INSTANCE OF=> chief justice -- (the judge who presides over a supreme court)

Sense 3
chase -- (a rectangular metal frame used in letterpress printing to hold together the pages or columns of composed type that are printed at one time)
       => frame -- (the framework for a pair of eyeglasses)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb chase

4 senses of chase

Sense 1
chase, chase after, trail, tail, tag, give chase, dog, go after, track -- (go after with the intent to catch; "The policeman chased the mugger down the alley"; "the dog chased the rabbit")
       => pursue, follow -- (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")
          Phrasal Verb-> chase away#1

Sense 2
chase, chase after -- (pursue someone sexually or romantically)
       => woo, court, romance, solicit -- (make amorous advances towards; "John is courting Mary")

Sense 3
chase -- (cut a groove into; "chase silver")
       => cut -- (separate with or as if with an instrument; "Cut the rope")

Sense 4
furrow, chamfer, chase -- (cut a furrow into a columns)
       => cut -- (separate with or as if with an instrument; "Cut the rope")

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