Synonyms for pursuit
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English Synonyms and Antonyms
A hunt may be either the act of pursuing or the act of seeking, or a combination of the two. A chase or pursuit is after that which is fleeing or departing; a search is for that which is hidden; a hunt may be for that which is either hidden or fleeing; a search is a minute and careful seeking, and is especially applied to a locality; we make a search of or through a house, for an object, in which connection it would be colloquial to say a hunt. Hunt never quite loses its association with field-sports, where it includes both search and chase; the search till the game is hunted out, and the chase till it is hunted down. Figuratively, we speak of literary pursuits, or of the pursuit of knowledge; a search for reasons; the chase of fame or honor; hunt, in figurative use, inclines to the unfavorable sense of inquisition, but with more of dash and aggressiveness; as, a hunt for heresy.
pursuit, chase, pursual, followingnoun
the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture
"the culprit started to run and the cop took off in pursuit"
pursuit, pursuance, questnoun
a search for an alternative that meets cognitive criteria
"the pursuit of love"; "life is more than the pursuance of fame"; "a quest for wealth"
avocation, by-line, hobby, pursuit, sideline, spare-time activitynoun
an auxiliary activity
pastime, interest, pursuitnoun
a diversion that occupies one's time and thoughts (usually pleasantly)
"sailing is her favorite pastime"; "his main pastime is gambling"; "he counts reading among his interests"; "they criticized the boy for his limited pursuits"
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How to use pursuit in a sentence?
We hold these truths to be self-evident that all men are created equal that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
They focused on their shared pursuit of options to achieve ?a political transition and discussed the potential for future multilateral meetings on the topic.
I've grown to realize the joy that comes from little victories is preferable to the fun that comes from ease and the pursuit of pleasure.
They have played their part and sacrificed much in the pursuit of reaching those targets in the belief restrictions would be eased.
This could be applied after there is an initial attack and a pursuit of suspects, or when an attack has not yet happened but a suspect has been reported.
Translations for pursuit
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- perseguimentCatalan, Valencian
- snaha, zájmy, úsilí, [[honba]] ([[za]] [[čím]]), snažení, zálibaCzech
- persecución, búsquedaSpanish
- űzés, tevékenység, törekvés, elfoglaltságHungarian
- հետապնդում, հալածանքArmenian
- ricerca, caccia, passatempo, perseguimentoItalian
- ការខិតខំប្រឹងប្រែង, ការតាមរកKhmer
- занятие, гонка преследования, погоня, преследованиеRussian
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