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Etymology 1

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Noun

Singular
chase

Plural
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chase ({{{1}}})
  1. The action of the verb "to chase".
  2. A hunt.
  3. (UK) A large country estate where game may be shot or hunted.
  4. Anything being chased, especially a vessel in time of war
  5. (nautical) Any of the guns that fire directly ahead or astern; either a bow chase or stern chase
Translations

a hunt See hunt

Verb

Infinitive
to chase

Third person singular
chas

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to chase (third-person singular simple present chas, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To pursue, to follow at speed.
  2. (transitive) To hunt.
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To attempt to win by scoring the required number of runs in the final innings.
    Australia will be chasing 217 for victory on the final day.
  4. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To swing at a pitch outside of the strike zone, typically an outside pitch
    Jones chases one out of the zone for strike two.
  5. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To produce enough offense to cause the pitcher to be removed
    The rally chased the starter.
  6. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To pursue a vessel in order to destroy, capture or interrogate her
  7. Template:Context To attempt to score the required number of runs to win.
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Translations

to hunt See hunt

Derived terms

Etymology 2

Perhaps from French châsse, “case”, “reliquary”, from Old French chasse, from Latin capsa.

Noun

Singular
chase

Plural
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  1. (printing) A rectangular steel or iron frame into which pages or columns of type are locked for printing or plate making.
Translations

Etymology 3

Possibly from obsolete French chas, “groove”, “enclosure”, from Old French, from Latin capsa, box. V., variant of “enchase”.

Noun

Singular
chase

Plural
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chase ({{{1}}})
  1. A groove cut in an object; a slot: the chase for the quarrel on a crossbow.
  2. A trench or channel for drainpipes or wiring.
  3. The part of a gun in front of the trunnions.
  4. The cavity of a mold.
Translations

Verb

Infinitive
to chase

Third person singular
chas

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to chase (third-person singular simple present chas, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To groove; indent.
  2. (transitive) To cut (the thread of a screw).
  3. (transitive) To decorate (metal) by engraving or embossing.
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