Synonyms of chase in English

: chase1chase2

chase1


See definition of chase

verb

1‘the attacker chased Mr Lee into an alley’

SYNONYMS

pursue, run after, follow, hunt, track, trail

give chase to, be hot on someone's heels

informal tail

ANTONYMS

run away from

2‘Jim had been chasing young girls for years’

SYNONYMS

court, woo, pursue, run after, seek the company of, make advances to, make up to, flirt with, romance

informal chat up, make eyes at, make sheep's eyes at, give the come-on to, come on to, be all over

Australian informal track with, track square with

dated set one's cap at, pay addresses to, pay suit to, pay court to, seek the hand of, make love to

archaic spark

3‘she chased away some donkeys from her garden’

SYNONYMS

drive away, drive off, drive out, put to flight, send away, scare off, scatter

informal send packing

4‘she chased away all thoughts of him’

SYNONYMS

dispel, banish, dismiss, drive away, drive off, shut out, put out of one's mind

ANTONYMS

conjure up

5‘photographers chased on to the runway to photograph him’

SYNONYMS

rush, dash, race, speed, streak, shoot, charge, career, scramble, scurry, hurry, make haste, hare, fly, pelt

informal scoot, belt, tear, zip, whip, go like a bat out of hell

North American informal boogie, hightail, clip

North American vulgar slang drag ass, haul ass, tear ass

dated, informal cut along

archaic post, hie

ANTONYMS

amble


noun

1‘the predator finally gave up the chase’

SYNONYMS

pursuit, hunt, trail

hunting, coursing, course


Synonyms of chase in English

: chase1chase2

chase2


See definition of chase

verb

1‘figures are chased in low relief on the dish’

SYNONYMS

engrave, etch, carve, inscribe, cut, chisel, imprint, impress, print, mark


Phrases

    chase someone/something up

      ‘his job includes chasing up slow payers’

      SYNONYMS

      pester, harass, harry, nag, plague, hound

      seek out, find, go after, follow up

      informal

      hassle

    give chase to

      ‘they give chase to the bandits’

      SYNONYMS

      chase, pursue, run after, follow, hunt, track, trail

      be hot on someone's heels

      informal

      tail