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pursuit


noun
1. the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture (Freq. 4)
- the culprit started to run and the cop took off in pursuit
Syn:
chase, pursual, following
Derivationally related forms:
follow (for: following), chase (for: chase), pursue
Hypernyms:
motion, movement, move
Hyponyms:
trailing, tracking, shadowing, tailing, stalk, stalking
2. a search for an alternative that meets cognitive criteria (Freq. 2)
- the pursuit of love
- life is more than the pursuance of fame
- a quest for wealth
Syn:
pursuance, quest
Derivationally related forms:
pursue (for: pursuance), pursue
Hypernyms:
search
Hyponyms:
wild-goose chase
3. a diversion that occupies one's time and thoughts (usually pleasantly)
- sailing is her favorite pastime
- his main pastime is gambling
- he counts reading among his interests
- they criticized the boy for his limited pursuits
Syn:
pastime, interest
Derivationally related forms:
pursue
Hypernyms:
diversion, recreation
Hyponyms:
avocation, by-line, hobby, sideline, spare-time activity
4. an auxiliary activity
Syn:
avocation, by-line, hobby, sideline, spare-time activity
Derivationally related forms:
hobbyist (for: hobby), avocational (for: avocation)
Hypernyms:
pastime, interest
Hyponyms:
speleology, spelaeology

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