Dictionary Results for pursuit


1. pursuit - noun

· the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture; "the culprit started to run and the cop took off in pursuit"

Synonym(s): chase, pursual, following

Hypernym(s): motion, movement, move




2. pursuit - noun

· 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"

Synonym(s): pursuance, quest

Hypernym(s): search




3. pursuit - noun

· an auxiliary activity

Synonym(s): avocation, by-line, hobby, sideline, spare-time_activity

Hypernym(s): pastime, interest, pursuit




4. pursuit - noun

· 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"

Synonym(s): pastime, interest

Hypernym(s): diversion, recreation





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