Synonyms of prosecute in English:


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See Spanish definition of procesar


1‘they were going to prosecute the offender’

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

defend, let off, pardon

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

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

give up