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

2 senses of go after

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")

Sense 2
quest for, go after, quest after, pursue -- (go in search of or hunt for; "pursue a hobby")
       => search, seek, look for -- (try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of; "The police are searching for clues"; "They are searching for the missing man in the entire county")

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