chase

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Verb[change]

Plain form
chase

Third-person singular
chases

Past tense
chased

Past participle
chased

Present participle
chasing

One dog chasing another
  1. (transitive & intransitive) If you chase something, you go after it quickly.
    Dogs often play at chasing their own tail.
    In my dream, someone's chasing after me and I'm running down this street.
    The children were chasing the ball down the soccer field.
  2. (transitive) If you chase somebody or something away, you make them leave.
    He waved his arms to chase the birds out of the cherry tree.

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Noun[change]

Singular
chase

Plural
chases

  1. (countable) A chase is an act of going quickly after something or trying to get it.
    TV has too many high-speed car chases.