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  Definition of pursuit
  1. the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture; "the culprit started to run and the cop took off in pursuit"
  2. a diversion that occupies one''s time and thoughts (usually pleasantly); "sailing is her favorite pastime"; "his main pastime is gambling"; "he counts reading among his interests"; "they criticized the boy for his limited pursuits"
  3. a search for an alternative that meets cognitive criteria; "the pursuit of love"; "life is more than the pursuance of fame"; "a quest for wealth"
Similar Words: chase, following, pastime, interest, pursuance, quest

 

Hyponyms: trailing, tracking, shadowing, tailing, stalk, stalking, avocation, by-line, hobby, sideline, spare-time activity, wild-goose chase

 

Derivational Morphology: pursue, follow, chase, chase after, trail, tail, tag, give chase, dog, go after, track, prosecute, engage, quest for, quest after

 

Anagrams: stirrup, stir up

 

 
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