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chased


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chase  \Chase\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Chased};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Chasing}.]  [OF.  chacier  F.  chasser,  fr  (assumed)  LL 
  captiare  fr  L.  captare  to  strive  to  seize.  See  {Catch}.] 
  1.  To  pursue  for  the  purpose  of  killing  or  taking,  as  an 
  enemy,  or  game;  to  hunt. 
 
  We  are  those  which  chased  you  from  the  field. 
  --Shak. 
 
  Philologists,  who  chase  A  panting  syllable  through 
  time  and  place  --Cowper. 
 
  2.  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 
 
  Chased  by  their  brother's  endless  malice  from  prince 
  to  prince  and  from  place  to  place  --Knolles. 
 
  3.  To  pursue  eagerly,  as  hunters  pursue  game. 
 
  Chasing  each  other  merrily.  --Tennyson. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  chased 
  n  :  a  person  who  is  being  chased;  "the  film  jumped  back  and 
  forth  from  the  pursuer  to  the  pursued"  [syn:  {pursued}] 




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