Definitions for chase
tʃeɪs; ˈsæl mənchase
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word chase.
pursuit, chase, pursual, followingnoun
the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture
"the culprit started to run and the cop took off in pursuit"
Chase, Salmon P. Chase, Salmon Portland Chasenoun
United States politician and jurist who served as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1808-1873)
a rectangular metal frame used in letterpress printing to hold together the pages or columns of composed type that are printed at one time
chase, chase after, trail, tail, tag, give chase, dog, go after, trackverb
go after with the intent to catch
"The policeman chased the mugger down the alley"; "the dog chased the rabbit"
chase, chase afterverb
pursue someone sexually or romantically
cut a groove into
furrow, chamfer, chaseverb
cut a furrow into a columns
from a nickname for a hunter.
of modern usage, transferred from the surname.
Etymology: Perhaps from châsse, from chasse, from capsa.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from the verb.
Whilst he was hast’ning, in the chase, it seems,
Of this fair couple, meets he on the way
The father of this seeming lady. William Shakespeare, Winter’s Tale.
There is no chase more pleasant, methinks, than to drive a thought, by good conduct, from one end of the world to another, and never to lose sight of it till it fall into eternity. Thomas Burnet, Theory of the Earth.
Concerning the beasts of chase, whereof the buck is the first, he is called the first year a fawn. William Shakespeare, Love’s L. Lost.
A maid I am, and of thy virgin train;
Oh! let me still that spotless name retain,
Frequent the forests, thy chaste will obey,
And only make the beasts of chase my prey. Dryden.
The admiral, with such ships only as could suddenly be put in readiness, made forth towards them; insomuch as of one hundred ships, there came scarce thirty to work: howbeit, with them, and such as came daily in, we set upon them, and gave them chase. Francis Bacon.
One day, upon the sudden, he sallied out upon them with certain troops of horsemen, with such violence, that, at the first onset, he overthrew them, and, having them in chase, did speedy execution. Richard Knolles, Hist. of the Turks.
They seek that joy, which us’d to glow,
Expanded on the hero’s face;
When the thick squadrons prest the foe,
And William led the glorious chase. Matthew Prior.
Yet this mad chase of fame, by few pursu’d,
Has drawn destruction on the multitude. John Dryden, Juvenal.
Tell him, h’ath made a match with such a wrangler,
That all the courts of France will be disturb’d
With chases. William Shakespeare, Henry V.
She, seeing the towering of her pursued chase, went circling about, rising so with the less sense of rising. Philip Sidney, b. ii.
Hold, Warwick: seek thee out some other chase,
For I myself must put this deer to death. William Shakespeare, Henry VI.
Honour’s the noblest chase; pursue that game,
And recompence the loss of love with fame. George Granville.
A receptacle for deer and game, of a middle nature between a forest and a park; being commonly less than a forest, and not endued with so many liberties; and yet of a larger compass, and stored with greater diversity of game than a park. A chase differs from a forest in this, because it may be in the hands of a subject, which a forest, in its proper nature, cannot; and from a park, in that it is not inclosed, and hath not only a larger compass, and more store of game, but likewise more keepers and overseers. John Cowell.
He and his lady both are at the lodge,
Upon the northside of this pleasant chase. William Shakespeare, Tit. And.
Etymology: chasser, Fr.
And Abimelech chased him, and he fled before him. Jud. ix. 40.
Thus chased by their brother’s endless malice, from prince to prince, and from place to place, they, for their safety, fled at last to the city of Bisennis. Richard Knolles, Hist. of the Turks.
When the following morn had chas’d away
The flying stars, and light restor’d the day. Dryden.
to pursue for the purpose of killing or taking, as an enemy, or game; to hunt
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
to pursue eagerly, as hunters pursue game
to give chase; to hunt; as, to chase around after a doctor
vehement pursuit for the purpose of killing or capturing, as of an enemy, or game; an earnest seeking after any object greatly desired; the act or habit of hunting; a hunt
that which is pursued or hunted
an open hunting ground to which game resorts, and which is private properly, thus differing from a forest, which is not private property, and from a park, which is inclosed. Sometimes written chace
a division of the floor of a gallery, marked by a figure or otherwise; the spot where a ball falls, and between which and the dedans the adversary must drive his ball in order to gain a point
a rectangular iron frame in which pages or columns of type are imposed
the part of a cannon from the reenforce or the trunnions to the swell of the muzzle. See Cannon
a groove, or channel, as in the face of a wall; a trench, as for the reception of drain tile
a kind of joint by which an overlap joint is changed to a flush joint, by means of a gradually deepening rabbet, as at the ends of clinker-built boats
to ornament (a surface of metal) by embossing, cutting away parts, and the like
to cut, so as to make a screw thread
Etymology: [OF. chacier, F. chasser, fr. (assumed) LL. captiare, fr. L. captare to strive to seize. See Catch.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
chās, v.t. to pursue: to hunt: to drive away, put to flight.—n. pursuit: a hunting: that which is hunted: ground abounding in game.—n. Chase′port, the porthole at the bow or stern of a vessel, through which the chase-gun is fired.—Beasts of chase, properly the buck, doe, fox, marten, and roe: wild beasts that are hunted generally.—Wild-goose chase, any foolish or profitless pursuit. [O. Fr. chacier, chasser—L. captāre, freq. of capĕre, to take.]
chās, v.t. to decorate metal-work, whether hammered or punched up, by engraving the exterior.—ns. Chas′er, one who practises chasing; Chas′ing, the art of representing figures in bas-relief by punching them out from behind, and then carving them on the front: the art of cutting the threads of screws. [Short for Enchase.]
chās, n. a case or frame for holding types: a groove. [Fr. châsse, a shrine, a setting—L. capsa, a chest. See Case.]
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
The vessel pursued by some other, that pursuing being the chaser. This word is also applied to a receptacle for deer and game, between a forest and a park in size, and stored with a larger stock of timber than the latter.
Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
In gunnery, is the conical part of the gun in front of the reinforce.
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British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'chase' in Verbs Frequency: #696
The numerical value of chase in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of chase in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
They know we are working hard. It's kind of a chase. They pop up wherever we may be doing our work.
Let's just cut to the chase, it's guns and we have to have a better balance.
Obviously, Harvick and Chase got together. Chase was upset. Kind of held him up, it got Harvick having to move around and use his tires up off the bottom. I started to get some dive-ins working off of( turn) two, got a big run, decided to pull the trigger, slide him, squeeze him a little bit, hen he had me jacked up down the frontstretch. It was wild.
There is enough room in the sky to accommodate as many stars, to shine. Stop the rush and chase, approach life with compassion and be unfazed. Reach out there and spread the light of your unique talent, brilliance of your art and let this world be illuminized, get MickeyMized.
The tradition is beautiful, we enjoy it, we run away from those devils, they chase us, it is awesome.
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Translations for chase
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- طارد, مطاردةArabic
- паганяць, гнаць, ганяць, пагнацьBelarusian
- гонитба, гравирам, лов, гоня, издълбавам, преследвам, правя резба, канал, дуло, жлебBulgarian
- persecucióCatalan, Valencian
- honit, honba, stíhání, pronásledovatCzech
- jagte, jagt, forfølgelseDanish
- Jagd, Jagdgebiet, Verfolgung, Jagdgrund, jagen, verfolgenGerman
- κυνηγώ, καταδίωξη, καταδιώκωGreek
- ĉasi, postkuro, postkuri, sulkoEsperanto
- perseguir, persecuciónSpanish
- tagaajamine, taga ajamaEstonian
- راندن واخراج کردنPersian
- jahti, ajaa takaa, loveta, jahdata, kaivertaa, tavoitella, pakottaa, takaa-ajo, kolota, kierteittääFinnish
- poursuite, poursuivre, chasserFrench
- מרדף, רדףHebrew
- üldöz, üldözésHungarian
- հետապնդում, հետապնդելArmenian
- pengejaran, mengejarIndonesian
- eftirför, eltaIcelandic
- caccia, cacciare, rincorrere, inseguireItalian
- 追いかける, 追跡, 追う, 追求Japanese
- გამოდევნება, გამოკიდებაGeorgian
- 추격, 쫓다Korean
- vytis, persekioti, vijimasis, persekiojimasLithuanian
- pakaļdzīšanās, dzīties pakaļ, vajāšana, vajātLatvian
- achtervolging, jacht, jachtdomein, achternazitten, jachtgebied, achternajagen, achtervolgenDutch
- løpe, drive, jage etter, jakt, punsle, forfølge, siselere, forfølgelseNorwegian
- pogoń, ścigać, pościgPolish
- perseguição, caçar, perseguirPortuguese
- гоняться, охотиться, преследование, гнаться, преследовать, погоня, гонка, пазRussian
- prenasledovanie, prenasledovať, hnať saSlovak
- pregon, zasledovati, lovitiSlovene
- förfölja, jakt, jagaSwedish
- తరుము, వెంటాడుTelugu
- peşinde koşma, kovalamak, peşinden koşmak, kovalamaTurkish
- гнати, ганяти, поганяти, погнатиUkrainian
- đuổi, rượtVietnamese
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