Pursuit

(Roget's Thesaurus)
-->Purpose in action.
<- N
PARAG:Pursuit->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ pursuit
pursuit
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ pursuing
pursuing
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ prosecution
prosecution
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ pursuance
pursuance
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ enterprise
enterprise
&c.(undertaking) 676
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ business
business
&c. 625
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ adventure
adventure
&c.(essay) 675
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ quest
quest
&c.(search) 461
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ scramble
scramble
hue and cry
game
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ hobby
hobby
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ still-hunt
still-hunt
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ chase
chase
hunt
battue
race
steeple chase
hunting
coursing
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ venation
venation
venery
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ fox chase
fox chase
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ sport
sport
sporting
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ shooting
shooting
angling
fishing
hawking
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ shikar
shikar
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ pursuer
pursuer
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ hunter
hunter
huntsman
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ shikari
shikari
sportsman
Nimrod
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ hound
hound
&c. 366
PARAG:Pursuit->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ pursue
pursue
prosecute
follow
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ run after
run after
make after
be after
hunt after
prowl after
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ shadow
shadow
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ carry on
carry on
&c.(do) 680
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ engage in
engage in
&c.(undertake) 676
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ set about
set about
&c.(begin) 66
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ endeavor
endeavor
&c. 675
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ court
court
&c.(request) 765
seek
&c.(search) 461
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ aim at
aim at
&c.(intention) 620
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ follow the trail
follow the trail
&c.(trace) 461
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ fish for
fish for
&c.(experiment) 463
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ press on
press on
&c.(haste) 684
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ run a race
run a race
&c.(velocity) 274
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ chase
chase
give chase
course
dog
hunt
hound
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ tread on the heels
tread on the heels
follow on the heels of
&c.(sequence) 281
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ rush upon
rush upon
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ rush headlong
rush headlong
&c.(violence) 173
ride full tilt at
run full tilt at
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ make a leap at
make a leap at
jump at
snatch at run down
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ start game
start game
GRP: \\ V \\ 4
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ tread a path
tread a path
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ take a course
take a course
hold-a course
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ shape one's steps
shape one's steps
direct one's steps
bend one's steps
course
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ play a game
play a game
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ fight one's way
fight one's way
elbow one's way
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ follow up
follow up
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ take to
take to
take up
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ go in for
go in for
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ ride one's hobby
ride one's hobby
PARAG:Pursuit->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ pursuing
pursuing
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ in quest of
in quest of
&c.(inquiry) 461
in pursuit
in full cry
in hot pursuit
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ on the scent
on the scent
PARAG:Pursuit->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ in pursuance of
in pursuance of
&c.(intention) 620
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ after
after
PARAG:Pursuit->Int
GRP: \\ Int \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Int \\ 1 \\ tallyho
tallyho
=>!
yoicks
=>!
soho
=>!

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • Pursuit — Pur*suit , n. [F. poursuite, fr. poursuivre. See {Pursue}, v. t.] 1. The act of following or going after; esp., a following with haste, either for sport or in hostility; chase; prosecution; as, the pursuit of game; the pursuit of an enemy.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pursuit — means act of trying or looking to catch something or somebody. It may refer to:* Pursuit (arcade game), a popular Atari game *Pursuit (Gladiators), an event in the television series Gladiators *Individual pursuit or team pursuit, two track… …   Wikipedia

  • pursuit — I (chase) noun chase, consectatio, effort to secure, hunt, inquest, inquiry, inquisition, investigation, probe, prosecution, quest, search, stalk, studium associated concepts: hot pursuit doctrine II (effort to secure) noun attem …   Law dictionary

  • pursuit — late 14c., persecution, from Anglo Fr. purseute, from O.Fr. porsuite (early 14c.), from porsivre (see PURSUE (Cf. pursue)). Meaning action of pursuit attested from early 15c.; sense of one s profession, recreation, etc. first recorded 1520s …   Etymology dictionary

  • pursuit — [n1] chase, search following, going all out, hunt, hunting, inquiry, pursual, pursuance, pursuing, quest, reaching, seeking, stalk, tracking, trail, trailing; concept 207 Ant. retreat, surrender pursuit [n2] occupation, interest of person… …   New thesaurus

  • pursuit — calling, occupation, employment, *work, business …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • pursuit — ► NOUN 1) the action of pursuing. 2) a recreational or sporting activity …   English terms dictionary

  • pursuit — [pər so͞ot′, pərsyo͞ot′] n. [ME purseute < OFr poursuite] 1. the act of pursuing 2. an occupation, career, interest, etc. to which one devotes time and energy …   English World dictionary

  • pursuit — noun 1 attempt to find sth ADJECTIVE ▪ aggressive, dogged, relentless, single minded, vigorous ▪ endless ▪ the endless pursuit of wealth …   Collocations dictionary

  • pursuit — [[t]pə(r)sju͟ːt, AM su͟ːt[/t]] pursuits 1) N UNCOUNT: N of n, oft in N of n Your pursuit of something is your attempts at achieving it. If you do something in pursuit of a particular result, you do it in order to achieve that result. ...a young… …   English dictionary

  • pursuit — pur|suit [ pər sjut ] noun ** 1. ) uncount the process of trying to achieve something: pursuit of: the pursuit of happiness in (the) pursuit of something: his single mindedness in the pursuit of his goals a ) the process of continuing with an… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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