Definition of Chase after

1. Verb. Pursue someone sexually or romantically. "Sam cannot chase after Sue "

Exact synonyms: Chase
Generic synonyms: Court, Romance, Solicit, Woo
Derivative terms: Chase



2. Verb. Go after with the intent to catch. "They chase after the car down the avenue"; "The dog chased the rabbit"
Exact synonyms: Chase, Dog, Give Chase, Go After, Tag, Tail, Track, Trail
Specialized synonyms: Tree, Quest, Hound, Hunt, Trace, Run Down
Generic synonyms: Follow, Pursue
Derivative terms: Chase, Chaser, Chaser, Tag, Tail, Tailing, Track, Tracker, Tracking, Trailing
Also: Chase Away, Tag Along

Definition of Chase after

1. Verb. (&lit chase after) ¹

2. Verb. (idiomatic) To pursue someone with romantic intentions; to woo. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chase After

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chase after (current term)
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Literary usage of Chase after

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions by Various Writers by Thomas Humphry Ward (1912)
"Such was thend of this Ambitious brere, For scorning Eld— chase after LOVE. [March.] Tho. It was upon a holiday, When shepheardes groomes han leave to playe ..."

2. Nicaragua: Its People, Scenery, Monuments, and the Proposed Interoceanic by Ephraim George Squier (1852)
"... LIGHTING ON TWO LEGS—A chase after HORSES—SWEET REVENGE—" CAPILLA DE LA PIEDRA"—PLACE OF THE IDOL—THE ..."

3. Fox Texts by William Jones (1907)
"THEY THAT chase after THE BEAR.1 It is said that once on a time long ago in the winter, at the beginning of the season of snow after the first fall of snow, ..."

4. The Heart of Africa: Three Years' Travels and Adventures in the Unexplored by Georg August Schweinfurth, Ellen Elizabeth Frewer (1874)
"Desolation of the country. Goat-suckers. Abundance of game. The zebra-ichneumon. The spectral mantis. Lions. Wonderful chase after ..."

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