pursue

v. t.

  1. To follow with a view to overtake; to follow eagerly, or with haste; to chase; as, to pursue a hare.
  2. To seek; to use or adopt measures to obtain; as, to pursue a remedy at law.
  3. 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.
  4. To prosecute; to be engaged in; to continue.
  5. To follow as an example; to imitate.
  6. To follow with enmity; to persecute; to call to account.

v. i.

  1. To go in pursuit; to follow.
  2. To go on; to proceed, especially in argument or discourse; to continue.
  3. To follow a matter judicially, as a complaining party; to act as a prosecutor.