Associations to the word «Pursuit»

Wiktionary

PURSUIT, noun. The act of pursuing.
PURSUIT, noun. A hobby or recreational activity, done regularly.
PURSUIT, noun. (cycling) A discipline in track cycling where two opposing teams start on opposite sides of the track and try to catch their opponents.
PURSUIT, noun. (legal) (obsolete) prosecution

Dictionary definition

PURSUIT, noun. The act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture; "the culprit started to run and the cop took off in pursuit".
PURSUIT, noun. 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".
PURSUIT, noun. An auxiliary activity.
PURSUIT, noun. 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".

Wise words

Don't you know this, that words are doctors to a diseased temperment?
Aeschylus