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    Definition:
    Chase - (v. t.) To pursue for the purpose of killing or taking, as an enemy, or game; to hunt.
    Chase - (v. t.) To follow as if to catch; to pursue; to compel to move on; to drive by following; to cause to fly; -- often with away or off; as, to chase the hens away.
    Chase - (v. t.) To pursue eagerly, as hunters pursue game.
    Chase - (v. i.) To give chase; to hunt; as, to chase around after a doctor.
    Chase - (v.) Vehement pursuit for the purpose of killing or capturing, as of an enemy, or game; an earnest seeking after any object greatly desired; the act or habit of hunting; a hunt.
    Chase - (v.) That which is pursued or hunted.
    Chase - (v.) An open hunting ground to which game resorts, and which is private properly, thus differing from a forest, which is not private property, and from a park, which is inclosed. Sometimes written chace.
    Chase - (v.) A division of the floor of a gallery, marked by a figure or otherwise; the spot where a ball falls, and between which and the dedans the adversary must drive his ball in order to gain a point.
    Chase - (n.) A rectangular iron frame in which pages or columns of type are imposed.
    Chase - (n.) The part of a cannon from the reenforce or the trunnions to the swell of the muzzle. See Cannon.
    Chase - (n.) A groove, or channel, as in the face of a wall; a trench, as for the reception of drain tile.
    Chase - (n.) A kind of joint by which an overlap joint is changed to a flush joint, by means of a gradually deepening rabbet, as at the ends of clinker-built boats.
    Chase - (v. t.) To ornament (a surface of metal) by embossing, cutting away parts, and the like.
    Chase - (v. t.) To cut, so as to make a screw thread.
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    Chased - (imp. & p. p.) of Chase
    Chaser - (n.) One who or that which chases; a pursuer; a driver; a hunter.
    Chaser - (n.) Same as Chase gun, esp. in terms bow chaser and stern chaser. See under Bow, Stern.
    Chaser - (n.) One who chases or engraves. See 5th Chase, and Enchase.
    Chaser - (n.) A tool with several points, used for cutting or finishing screw threads, either external or internal, on work revolving in a lathe.
    Enchased - (imp. & p. p.) of Enchase
    Enchase - (v. t.) To incase or inclose in a border or rim; to surround with an ornamental casing, as a gem with gold; to encircle; to inclose; to adorn.
    Enchase - (v. t.) To chase; to ornament by embossing or engraving; as, to enchase a watch case.
    Enchase - (v. t.) To delineate or describe, as by writing.
    Enchaser - (n.) One who enchases.
    Frank-chase - (n.) The liberty or franchise of having a chase; free chase.
    Inchase - (v. t.) See Enchase.
    Purchased - (imp. & p. p.) of Purchase
    Purchase - (v. t.) To pursue and obtain; to acquire by seeking; to gain, obtain, or acquire.
    Purchase - (v. t.) To obtain by paying money or its equivalent; to buy for a price; as, to purchase land, or a house.
    Purchase - (v. t.) To obtain by any outlay, as of labor, danger, or sacrifice, etc.; as, to purchase favor with flattery.
    Purchase - (v. t.) To expiate by a fine or forfeit.
    Purchase - (v. t.) To acquire by any means except descent or inheritance.
    Purchase - (v. t.) To buy for a price.
    Purchase - (v. t.) To apply to (anything) a device for obtaining a mechanical advantage; to get a purchase upon, or apply a purchase to; as, to purchase a cannon.
    Purchase - (v. i.) To put forth effort to obtain anything; to strive; to exert one's self.
    Purchase - (v. i.) To acquire wealth or property.
    Purchase - (v. t.) The act of seeking, getting, or obtaining anything.
    Purchase - (v. t.) The act of seeking and acquiring property.
    Purchase - (v. t.) The acquisition of title to, or properly in, anything for a price; buying for money or its equivalent.
    Purchase - (v. t.) That which is obtained, got, or acquired, in any manner, honestly or dishonestly; property; possession; acquisition.
    Purchase - (v. t.) That which is obtained for a price in money or its equivalent.
    Purchase - (v. t.) Any mechanical hold, or advantage, applied to the raising or removing of heavy bodies, as by a lever, a tackle, capstan, and the like; also, the apparatus, tackle, or device by which the advantage is gained.
    Purchase - (v. t.) Acquisition of lands or tenements by other means than descent or inheritance, namely, by one's own act or agreement.
    Purchaser - (n.) One who purchases; one who acquires property for a consideration, generally of money; a buyer; a vendee.
    Purchaser - (n.) One who acquires an estate in lands by his own act or agreement, or who takes or obtains an estate by any means other than by descent or inheritance.
    Rechase - (v. t.) To chase again; to chase or drive back.
    Repurchase - (v. t.) To buy back or again; to regain by purchase.
    Repurchase - (n.) The act of repurchasing.
    Subpurchaser - (n.) A purchaser who buys from a purchaser; one who buys at second hand.
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    Oxford: Definition:
    Chase - v. (-sing) 1 run after; pursue. 2 (foll. By from, out of, to, etc.) Force to run away or flee. 3 a (foll. By after) hurry in pursuit of. B (foll. By round etc.) Colloq. Act or move about hurriedly. 4 (usu. Foll. By up) colloq. Pursue (a thing overdue). 5 colloq. A try to attain. B court persistently. n. 1 pursuit. 2 unenclosed hunting-land. 3 (prec. By the) hunting, esp. As a sport. [latin capto: related to *catch]
    Chase - v. (-sing) emboss or engrave (metal). [french: related to *case2]
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    Chaser - n. 1 horse for steeplechasing. 2 colloq. Drink taken after another of a different kind.
    Compulsory purchase - n. Enforced sale of land or property to a local authority etc.
    Hire purchase - n. System of purchase by paying in instalments.
    Hire purchase - n. System of purchase by paying in instalments.
    Paper-chase - n. Cross-country run following a trail of torn-up paper.
    Purchase - v. (-sing) 1 buy. 2 (often foll. By with) obtain or achieve at some cost. n. 1 buying. 2 thing bought. 3 a firm hold to prevent slipping; leverage. B device or tackle for moving heavy objects. 4 annual rent or return from land. purchaser n. [anglo-french: related to *pro-1, *chase1]
    Repurchase - v. (-sing) purchase again. n. Act of purchasing again.
    Steeplechase - n. 1 horse-race with ditches, hedges, etc., to jump. 2 cross-country foot-race. steeplechasing n.
    Wild-goose chase - n. Foolish or hopeless quest.

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