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Synonyms of pursue in English:


  • 1 I pursued him through the garden
    follow, run after, chase;
    informal tail
    [Antonyms] avoid
  • 2 pursue the goal of political union
    strive for, work toward, seek, search for, aim at/for, aspire to
    [Antonyms] eschew
  • 3 he had been pursuing her for weeks
    chase, run after, go after
    informal make up to
    dated woo, court, romance
  • 4 she pursued a political career
    engage in, be occupied in, practice, follow, prosecute, conduct, ply, take up, undertake, carry on
    [Antonyms] shun
  • 5 we will not pursue the matter
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