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Pursue vs. Persue

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Which is correct: Pursue or Persue

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Pursueverb

To follow with harmful intent; to try to harm, to persecute, torment.

Persueverb

obsolete form of pursue

Pursueverb

(transitive) To follow urgently, originally with intent to capture or harm; to chase.

Pursueverb

(transitive) To follow, travel down (a particular way, course of action etc.).

‘Her rival pursued a quite different course.’;

Pursueverb

(transitive) To aim for, go after (a specified objective, situation etc.).

Pursueverb

(transitive) To participate in (an activity, business etc.); to practise, follow (a profession).

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Pursueverb

To follow with a view to overtake; to follow eagerly, or with haste; to chase; as, to pursue a hare.

‘We happiness pursue; we fly from pain.’; ‘The happiness of men lies in purswing,Not in possessing.’;

Pursueverb

To seek; to use or adopt measures to obtain; as, to pursue a remedy at law.

‘The fame of ancient matrons you pursue.’;

Pursueverb

To proceed along, with a view to some and or object; to follow; to go in; as, Captain Cook pursued a new route; the administration pursued a wise course.

Pursueverb

To prosecute; to be engaged in; to continue.

Pursueverb

To follow as an example; to imitate.

Pursueverb

To follow with enmity; to persecute; to call to account.

‘The servant is not greater than his lord. If they have pursued me, they shall pursue you also.’;

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Pursueverb

To go in pursuit; to follow.

‘The wicked flee when no man pursueth.’; ‘Men hotly pursued after the objects of their ambition.’;

Pursueverb

To go on; to proceed, especially in argument or discourse; to continue.

‘I have, pursues Carneades, wondered chemists should not consider.’;

Pursueverb

To follow a matter judicially, as a complaining party; to act as a prosecutor.

Pursueverb

carry out or participate in an activity; be involved in;

‘She pursued many activities’; ‘They engaged in a discussion’;

Pursueverb

follow in or as if in pursuit;

‘The police car pursued the suspected attacker’; ‘Her bad deed followed her and haunted her dreams all her life’;

Pursueverb

go in search of or hunt for;

‘pursue a hobby’;

Pursueverb

carry further or advance;

‘Can you act on this matter soon?’;

Pursueverb

follow or chase (someone or something)

‘a heavily indebted businessman was being pursued by creditors’; ‘the officer pursued the van’;

Pursueverb

persistently seek to form a sexual relationship with (someone)

‘Sophie was being pursued by a number of men’;

Pursueverb

seek to attain or accomplish (a goal) over a long period

‘should people pursue their own happiness at the expense of others?’;

Pursueverb

(of something unpleasant) persistently afflict (someone)

‘mercy lasts as long as sin pursues man’;

Pursueverb

continue or proceed along (a path or route)

‘the road pursued a straight course over the scrubland’;

Pursueverb

engage in (an activity or course of action)

‘the council decided not to pursue an appeal’; ‘Andrew was determined to pursue a computer career’;

Pursueverb

continue to investigate or explore (an idea or argument)

‘we shall not pursue the matter any further’;

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