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pursuit

pursuit

pursuit - Dictionary definition and meaning for word pursuit

Definition
(noun) the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture
Synonyms : chase , following , pursual
Example Sentence
  • the culprit started to run and the cop took off in pursuit

Definition
(noun) a search for an alternative that meets cognitive criteria
Synonyms : pursuance , quest
Example Sentence
  • the pursuit of love
  • life is more than the pursuance of fame
  • a quest for wealth

Definition
(noun) an auxiliary activity
Definition
(noun) a diversion that occupies one's time and thoughts (usually pleasantly)
Synonyms : interest , pastime
Example Sentence
  • sailing is her favorite pastime
  • his main pastime is gambling
  • he counts reading among his interests
  • they criticized the boy for his limited pursuits

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for pursuit

a famous movie 'In pursuit of happiness' casting will smith
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A purse was picked by the culprit and it was chased and returned by the police (followed)
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person in a suit must have a hobby
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