chase [-d, -ing] v
ME < late L. capture, seize, catch.
- Pursue; try to apprehend; follow with the intent of overtaking.
- Run after; move in a hurry; shift quickly as a result of contact; [prothesis] chasing; [fig.] fling up; be tossed around.
- Approach rapidly; draw near with haste; [fig.] transform into.