Definition of chase:
- cut a furrow into a columns
- pursue someone sexually or romantically
- the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture; " the culprit started to run and the cop took off in pursuit"
- cut a groove into; " chase silver"
- go after with the intent to catch; " The policeman chased the mugger down the alley"; " the dog chased the rabbit"
- To pursue for the purpose of killing or taking, as an enemy, or game; to hunt.
- To pursue eagerly, as hunters pursue game.
- To give chase; to hunt; as, to chase around after a doctor.
- 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.
- That which is pursued or hunted.
- 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.
- 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.
- A rectangular iron frame in which pages or columns of type are imposed.
- The part of a cannon from the reenforce or the trunnions to the swell of the muzzle. See Cannon.
- A groove, or channel, as in the face of a wall; a trench, as for the reception of drain tile.
- 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.
- To ornament ( a surface of metal) by embossing, cutting away parts, and the like.
- To cut, so as to make a screw thread.
- 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.
Common misspellings for chase:
- chace (38%)
- chanse (16%)
- chasse (12%)
- cahse (10%)
- hase (7%)
- chese (4%)
- chae (3%)
- chse (3%)
Chase as a boy's name is pronounced chayce. It is of English and Old French origin, and the meaning of Chase is "huntsman". Surname, and originally a nickname for a huntsman. Painter William Merritt Chase.
- Chess, Chas, Chaz, Chazz.
- Chayse, Chace, Chasen, Chayce.