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Definition of Pursued

Pursued
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 Pursued from wikipedia

- "Review: 'Pursued'". Variety. Retrieved July 25, 2013.  Pursued at the American Film Institute Catalog Pursued on IMDb Pursued at AllMovie Pursued at the...
- chased away in one of Shakespeare's most famous stage directions: "Exit, pursued by a bear." (It is not known whether Shakespeare used a real bear from...
- successful of the post-war era. After the group disbanded in 1970, he pursued a solo career and formed the band Wings with his first wife, Linda, and...
- Orestes Pursued by the Furies is an event from Gr**** mythology that is a recurring theme in art depicting Orestes. In the Iliad, the king of Argos,...
- Serrurier - Dancer The American Film Institute Catalog Feature Films: 1931-40 by The American Film Institute, c.1993 Pursued on IMDb Pursued at AllMovie...
- Music Awards, three American Music Awards and four BET Awards. He has pursued an acting career, appearing in the semi-autobiographical film Get Rich...
- commercial success, and founded the record label GOOD Music. He went on to pursue a variety of styles on subsequent albums, including the polarizing but influential...
- studied law and exercise physiology. Tired of the office life that she had pursued and unhappy with her weight, she joined a gym but strived for an unrealistic...
- London. She received her first modelling ****ignment as a teenager and later pursued a career as a fashion model. At a fashion show in London, filmmaker Kaizad...
- speculated that Alba would be pursued and charged with vandalism. On June 16, 2009, Oklahoma City police said that they would not pursue criminal charges against...
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