Synonyms of chase in English

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chase1


See definition of chase

verb

1‘the attacker chased Mr Lee into an alley’

SYNONYMS
pursue, run after, follow, hunt, track, trail
give chase to, be hot on someone's heels
informal tail
ANTONYMS

run away from

2‘he had a reputation for chasing women’

SYNONYMS
court, woo, pursue, run after, seek the company of, make advances to, make up to, flirt with, romance
informal chat up, make eyes at, make sheep's eyes at, give the come-on to, come on to, be all over
Australian informal track with, track square with
dated set one's cap at, pay addresses to, pay suit to, pay court to, seek the hand of, make love to
archaic spark

3‘she chased away some donkeys from her garden’

SYNONYMS
drive away, drive off, drive out, put to flight, send away, scare off, scatter
informal send packing

4‘she chased away all thoughts of him’

SYNONYMS
dispel, banish, dismiss, drive away, drive off, shut out, put out of one's mind
ANTONYMS

conjure up

5‘photographers chased on to the runway to photograph him’

SYNONYMS
rush, dash, race, speed, streak, shoot, charge, career, scramble, scurry, hurry, make haste, hare, fly, pelt
informal scoot, belt, tear, zip, whip, go like a bat out of hell
North American informal boogie, hightail, clip
North American vulgar slang drag ass, haul ass, tear ass
informal, dated cut along
archaic post, hie
ANTONYMS

amble


noun

1‘the predator finally gave up the chase’

SYNONYMS
pursuit, hunt, trail
hunting, coursing, course

Synonyms of chase in English

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chase2


See definition of chase

verb

1‘figures are chased in low relief on the dish’

SYNONYMS
engrave, etch, carve, inscribe, cut, chisel, imprint, impress, print, mark

Phrases

    give chase to

    ‘they give chase to the bandits’


    SYNONYMS
    chase, pursue, run after, follow, hunt, track, trail
    be hot on someone's heels
    informal tail
    chase someone or something up

    ‘his job includes chasing up slow payers’


    SYNONYMS
    pester, harass, harry, nag, plague, hound
    seek out, find, go after, follow up
    informal hassle