"chases" in the noun sense
1. pursuit, chase, pursual, following
the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture
"the culprit started to run and the cop took off in pursuit"
2. Chase, Salmon P. Chase, Salmon Portland Chase
United States politician and jurist who served as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1808-1873)
a rectangular metal frame used in letterpress printing to hold together the pages or columns of composed type that are printed at one time
"chases" in the verb sense
1. chase, chase after, trail, tail, tag, give chase, dog, go after, track
go after with the intent to catch
"The policeman chased the mugger down the alley"
"the dog chased the rabbit"
2. chase, chase after
pursue someone sexually or romantically
cut a groove into
4. furrow, chamfer, chase
cut a furrow into a columns
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