Synonyms of pursuit


1. pursuit, chase, pursual, following, motion, movement, move

usage: the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture; "the culprit started to run and the cop took off in pursuit"

2. pursuit, pursuance, quest, search

usage: a search for an alternative that meets cognitive criteria; "the pursuit of love"; "life is more than the pursuance of fame"; "a quest for wealth"

3. avocation, by-line, hobby, pursuit, sideline, spare-time activity, pastime, interest, pursuit

usage: an auxiliary activity

4. pastime, interest, pursuit, diversion, recreation

usage: a diversion that occupies one's time and thoughts (usually pleasantly); "sailing is her favorite pastime"; "his main pastime is gambling"; "he counts reading among his interests"; "they criticized the boy for his limited pursuits"

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