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Definition of Pursue

Pursue
Pursue Pur*sue", v. i. 1. To go in pursuit; to follow. The wicked flee when no man pursueth. --Prov. xxviii. 1. Men hotly pursued after the objects of their ambition. --Earle. 2. To go on; to proceed, especially in argument or discourse; to continue. Note: [A Gallicism] I have, pursues Carneades, wondered chemists should not consider. --Boyle. 3. (Law) To follow a matter judicially, as a complaining party; to act as a prosecutor. --Burrill.
Pursue
Pursue Pur*sue", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pursued; p. pr. & vb. n. Pursuing.] [OE. pursuen, porsuen, OF. porsivre, poursuivre, poursuir, F. poursuivre, fr. L. prosequi; pro forward + sequi to follow. See Sue, and cf. Prosecute, Pursuivant.] 1. To follow with a view to overtake; to follow eagerly, or with haste; to chase; as, to pursue a hare. We happiness pursue; we fly from pain. --Prior. The happiness of men lies in purswing, Not in possessing. --Longfellow. 2. To seek; to use or adopt measures to obtain; as, to pursue a remedy at law. The fame of ancient matrons you pursue. --Dryden. 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. `` Insatiate to pursue vain war.' --Milton. 5. To follow as an example; to imitate. 6. To follow with enmity; to persecute; to call to account. The servant is not greater than his lord. If they have pursued me, they shall pursue you also. --Wyclif (John xv. 20). Syn: To follow; chase; seek; persist. See Follow.

Meaning of Pursue from wikipedia

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