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Overview of noun chase

The noun chase has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (5) pursuit, chase, pursual, following

(the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture; "the culprit started to run and the cop took off in pursuit")

2. Chase, Salmon P. Chase, Salmon Portland Chase

(United States politician and jurist who served as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1808-1873))

3. chase

(a rectangular metal frame used in letterpress printing to hold together the pages or columns of composed type that are printed at one time)


Overview of verb chase

The verb chase has 4 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (10) chase, chase after, trail, tail, tag, give chase, dog, go after, track

(go after with the intent to catch; "The policeman chased the mugger down the alley"; "the dog chased the rabbit")

2. chase, chase after

(pursue someone sexually or romantically)

3. chase

(cut a groove into; "chase silver")

4. furrow, chamfer, chase

(cut a furrow into a columns)

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