- pursuit, chase, following - the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture; "the culprit started to run and the cop took off in pursuit"
--1 is a kind of motion, movement, move
--1 has particulars:
trailing, tracking; shadowing, tailing; stalk, stalking Derived form: verb pursue2
- pursuit, pursuance, quest - 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"
--2 is a kind of search
--2 has particulars: wild-goose chase
Derived form: verb pursue3
- pastime, interest, pursuit - 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"
--3 is a kind of diversion, recreation
--3 has particulars:
avocation, by-line, hobby, sideline, spare-time activity Derived form: verb pursue1