Definition of Pursual

1. Noun. The act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture. "The culprit started to run and the cop took off in pursuit"

Exact synonyms: Chase, Following, Pursuit
Generic synonyms: Motion, Move, Movement
Specialized synonyms: Tracking, Trailing, Shadowing, Tailing, Stalk, Stalking
Derivative terms: Chase, Chase, Follow, Follow, Pursue



Definition of Pursual

1. n. The act of pursuit.

Definition of Pursual

1. Noun. The act of pursuit. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pursual

1. pursuit [n -S] - See also: pursuit

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pursual

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pursews
pursier
pursiest
pursily
pursiness
pursinesses
pursing
purslain
purslains
purslane
purslane family
purslane speedwell
purslanes
pursuable
pursual (current term)
pursuals
pursuance
pursuances
pursuant
pursuant(p)
pursuantly
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pursuee
pursuees
pursuer
pursuers
pursues

Literary usage of Pursual

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1. Origines Islandicae: A Collection of the More Important Sagas and Other by Frederick York Powell, Guðbrandur Vigfússon (1905)
"If he will not learn them and hath his wits he shall pay a life-ring-garth [fine], and the bishop shall settle as to the pursual who shall have it. Burial. ..."

2. Bulletin by Seventh-Day Adventists General Conference. Dept. of Education (1912)
"A semester hour represents the pursual of one study one hour a week for one semester. Eligible to College Credits* Normal.— Seven years (53 to 56 semester ..."

3. The African Repository by American Colonization Society (1841)
"An attentive pursual of the bondage and liberation of the children of Israel, would edify, and greatly instruct any one, inclined to oppose the restoration ..."

4. Roman Private Law in the Times of Cicero and of the Antonines by Henry John Roby (1902)
"Voluntary transference by, or in pursual of, agreement between the parties may well be treated as a separate head. ..."

5. Roman Private Law in the Times of Cicero and of the Antonines by Henry John Roby (1902)
"Voluntary transference by, or in pursual of, agreement between the parties may well be treated as a separate head. ..."

6. Baptist Missionary Magazine by Massachusetts Baptist Convention, American Baptist Foreign Mission Society (1855)
"... as, in the main, a basis for fraternal cooperation ; and trust the God whom we serve, to bring out, in the more zealous pursual of our common task-work, ..."

7. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1880)
"[pursual, ». 1. The act of urging earnestly, or of working to obtain, ibid. 2. An attempt, a trial, ibid.] PURSUIT, ». Attack. ..."

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