Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: verb

Definitions: (verb) If you pursue someone or something, you try to reach, catch or get it. (verb) If you pursue a job or hobby, you do it for a long time.

Examples: (verb) The police pursued the criminal for 3 days before finally catching him. (verb) The band motivated her to pursue a career in music.

Synonyms: verbs: follow. follow, go after, seek.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 5 A