Synonyms of prosecute in English:


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1‘they were going to prosecute the offender’


take to court, bring legal proceedings against, institute legal proceedings against, bring an action against, take legal action against, accuse, cite, summons, sue, try, bring to trial, put on trial, put in the dock, bring a charge against, bring a criminal charge against, charge, prefer charges against, bring a suit against, indict, arraign

North American impeach

informal have the law on, do

North American informal jug

rare implead


defend, let off, pardon

2‘we have to prosecute this war to a successful conclusion’


pursue, carry on, conduct, direct, engage in, work at, proceed with, continue, continue with, keep on with, go ahead with

fight, wage


give up