What does pursuance mean?

Definitions for pursuance
pərˈsu ənspur·suance

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pursuit, pursuance, questnoun

    a search for an alternative that meets cognitive criteria

    "the pursuit of love"; "life is more than the pursuance of fame"; "a quest for wealth"

  2. pursuance, prosecutionnoun

    the continuance of something begun with a view to its completion


  1. pursuancenoun

    A search for something; a pursuit or quest

  2. pursuancenoun

    A completion or putting into effect of something already begun; a prosecution

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Pursuancenoun

    Prosecution; process.

    Etymology: from pursue.


  1. pursuance

    Pursuance refers to the act of carrying out or pursuing a plan, goal, or activity. It often involves efforts done continuously or persistently in order to achieve something.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pursuancenoun

    the act of pursuing or prosecuting; a following out or after

  2. Pursuancenoun

    the state of being pursuant; consequence

  3. Etymology: [See Pursuant.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pursuance in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pursuance in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of pursuance in a Sentence

  1. William Howard Taft:

    The President can exercise no power which cannot be fairly and reasonably traced to some specific grant of power in the Federal Constitution or in an act of Congress passed in pursuance thereof. There is no undefined residuum of power which he can exercise because it seems to him to be in the public interest.

  2. Jean-Pierre Levy:

    In the pursuance of ocean governance we must strive to reduce the north-south gap

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