Associations to the word «Prosecute»


PROSECUTE, verb. (transitive) (legal) To start criminal proceedings against.
PROSECUTE, verb. (transitive) (legal) To charge, try.
PROSECUTE, verb. To seek to obtain by legal process.
PROSECUTE, verb. (transitive) To pursue something to the end.

Dictionary definition

PROSECUTE, verb. Conduct a prosecution in a court of law.
PROSECUTE, verb. Bring a criminal action against (in a trial); "The State of California prosecuted O.J. Simpson".
PROSECUTE, verb. Carry out or participate in an activity; be involved in; "She pursued many activities"; "They engaged in a discussion".

Wise words

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