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The Meaning of chase

  • (v. t.) To pursue for the purpose of killing or taking, as an enemy, or game; to hunt.
  • (v. t.) To follow as if to catch; to pursue; to compel to move on; to drive by following; to cause to fly; -- often with away or off; as, to chase the hens away.
  • (v. t.) To pursue eagerly, as hunters pursue game.
  • (v. i.) To give chase; to hunt; as, to chase around after a doctor.
  • (v.) Vehement pursuit for the purpose of killing or capturing, as of an enemy, or game; an earnest seeking after any object greatly desired; the act or habit of hunting; a hunt.
  • (v.) That which is pursued or hunted.
  • (v.) An open hunting ground to which game resorts, and which is private properly, thus differing from a forest, which is not private property, and from a park, which is inclosed. Sometimes written chace.
  • (v.) A division of the floor of a gallery, marked by a figure or otherwise; the spot where a ball falls, and between which and the dedans the adversary must drive his ball in order to gain a point.
  • (n.) A rectangular iron frame in which pages or columns of type are imposed.
  • (n.) The part of a cannon from the reenforce or the trunnions to the swell of the muzzle. See Cannon.
  • (n.) A groove, or channel, as in the face of a wall; a trench, as for the reception of drain tile.
  • (n.) A kind of joint by which an overlap joint is changed to a flush joint, by means of a gradually deepening rabbet, as at the ends of clinker-built boats.
  • (v. t.) To ornament (a surface of metal) by embossing, cutting away parts, and the like.
  • (v. t.) To cut, so as to make a screw thread.

Synonyms

sideline , quest , pursuance , following , pastime , pursual , spare-time activity , avocation , followers , hobby , by-line , pursuit , interest , give chase , quest for , traverse , pass over , chase after , cut through , cover , shack , chamfer , mark , get over , drop back , cut across , tail , furrow , go after , get across , trail , train , bob , get behind , label , dog , track , pursue , cross , tag , quest after , drag , dock , hang back , drop behind , wrinkle , bevel , crease , groove , rut , follow , accompany , come after , obey , attend , copy , heed , observe , result , ensue , imitate , practise , succeed

Homophones

chace

Rhymes

ace , aerospace , airspace , anyplace , apace , base , bass , birthplace , boldface , bookcase , brace , briefcase , case , cayce , commonplace , dace , debase , deface , diabase , diastase , disgrace , displace , efface , embrace , encase , erase , everyplace , face , fireplace , glace , grace , heyse , incase , interlace , lace , lactase , lovelace , mace , marketplace , misplace , orthoclase , outpace , pace , place , plagioclase , race , replace , retrace , shoelace , showcase , showplace , someplace , space , staircase , steeplechase , streptokinase , suitcase , trace , typeface , vase , wheelbase , arianespace , caisse , chace , database , footrace , frace , interface , left-brace , mais , nace , polymerase , crace , cyberspace , degrace , lambastes , right-brace , scarface , thrace , wace , workplace