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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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  1. goafter

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How to use go after in a sentence?

  1. Al Gore:

    Information technology gives us the means to harvest the enormous opportunities represented by inefficiency, it is relatively easy now to design and build zero carbon buildings. The savings in energy, material costs and the reductions in global warming pollution are not minor. We’re talking about 50, 60, 70, 80 even 90 percent savings in category after category.

  2. Jake Gyllenhaal:

    We're not allowed to talk about who's in what group but after a while you'll probably start to understand who's in what group and that was purely based on personality and we had no choice.

  3. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan:

    The comments, reported by the pro-government Turkish newspaper The Daily Sabah on Tuesday, came after The New York Times reported that people familiar with the audio recording say it contains an instruction to.

  4. Robert Kirk:

    The FAA has taken the position that any regs that deal with air safety reside solely with the FAA, the trouble is going to be whenever someone comes after a drone operator and we’re moving into privacy and trespass, areas that are more traditionally in the realm of state and local authority.

  5. Peyton Manning:

    My mindset right now is just disappointment after today's game, i kind of need to process this game and we'll meet tomorrow, kind of need to process this game, so I'm disappointed right now.

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