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Synonyms for go after

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. chase, chase after, trail, tail, tag, give chase, dog, go after, track(verb)

    go after with the intent to catch

    "The policeman chased the mugger down the alley"; "the dog chased the rabbit"

    Synonyms:
    give chase, quest for, traverse, pass over, chase after, cut through, cover, shack, chamfer, mark, get over, chase, drop back, cut across, tail, furrow, get across, trail, train, bob, get behind, label, dog, track, pursue, cross, tag, quest after, drag, dock, hang back, drop behind

  2. quest for, go after, quest after, pursue(verb)

    go in search of or hunt for

    "pursue a hobby"

    Synonyms:
    give chase, act on, prosecute, chase after, follow up on, quest for, chase, dog, tail, engage, follow, trail, quest after, track, pursue, tag

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. go after

    Anything that comes after or goes after another, either in space or in time, is said to follow it. A servant follows or attends his master; a victorious general may follow the retiring enemy merely to watch and hold him in check; he chases or pursues with intent to overtake and attack; the chase is closer and hotter than the pursuit. (Compare synonyms for HUNT.) One event may follow another either with or without special connection; if it ensues, there is some orderly connection; as, the ensuing year; if it results from another, there is some relation of effect, consequence, or inference. A clerk observes his employer's directions. A child obeys his parent's commands, follows or copies his example, imitates his speech and manners. The compositor follows copy; the incoming succeeds the outgoing official.

    Synonyms:
    accompany, attend, chase, come after, copy, ensue, follow, heed, imitate, obey, observe, practise, pursue, result, succeed

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How to use go after in a sentence?

  1. Palo Alto police:

    The couple had been asleep in their bedroom when they were awakened by the unknown suspect speaking to them and asking to use their WiFi network, officers determined the suspect had climbed into the home after cutting a screen covering an open window in the side yard.

  2. Wang Dan:

    The only hope for Hong Kong's future is election, not a fight on the street, the (Taiwan) election is very important after the Umbrella Revolution. Hong Kong feels very desperate, that its future is not bright. But gradually they will see there is another way.

  3. John Wayne:

    From "The Undefeated". When facing down a group of bandito's, Wayne, the ex Union Colonel, opens fire and kills the leader. After retreating to the circled wagons, one of the women says "why did you have to kill the man?" Wayne responds "Well, the conversation just kinda dried up ma'am.

  4. Nancy Pelosi:

    Instead of creating jobs or raising workers’ wages, the Republican Congress spent seven months doing everything it could to raise Americans’ health costs to hand tax breaks to the richest, now, after squandering months on a cruel and dangerous agenda, Republicans have closed down Congress for five weeks with no jobs bill, no infrastructure bill, no budget, and no plan to avert a catastrophic default.

  5. Danny Pins:

    For me it was like coming full circle and I couldn't help but think of what it must have been like when my grandparents and mother arrived 76 years ago, my going to The Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan was very special. I was repaying a debt to the country that saved my family.


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