1. To follow in an effort to overtake or capture; chase:
a fox that was pursued by hounds.
2. To strive to gain or accomplish:
pursue lofty political goals.
3. To proceed along the course of; follow:
a ship that pursued the southern course.
4. To carry further; advance:
Let's not pursue this argument.
5. To be engaged in (a vocation or hobby, for example).
6. To court:
a lady who was pursued by many suitors.
7. To continue to torment or afflict; haunt:
was pursued by the demons of lust and greed.
8. To follow in an effort to overtake or capture; chase.
9. To carry on; continue.
10. Middle English pursuen
11. from Anglo-Norman pursure
源自 英法语 pursure
12. from Vulgar Latin *pr?sequere
源自 俗拉丁语 *pr?sequere