Synonyms of prosecute in English:

prosecute


See definition of prosecute

verb

1‘they were going to prosecute the offender’

SYNONYMS
take to court, bring legal proceedings against, institute legal proceedings against, bring an action against, take legal action against, accuse, cite, summons, sue, try, bring to trial, put on trial, put in the dock, bring a charge against, bring a criminal charge against, charge, prefer charges against, bring a suit against, indict, arraign
North American impeach
informal have the law on, do
North American informal jug
rare implead
ANTONYMS

defend, let off, pardon

2‘we have to prosecute this war to a successful conclusion’

SYNONYMS
pursue, carry on, conduct, direct, engage in, work at, proceed with, continue, continue with, keep on with, go ahead with
fight, wage
ANTONYMS

give up