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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Chase v. t. [imp. & p. p. Chased p. pr. & vb. n. Chasing.]
 1. To pursue for the purpose of killing or taking, as an enemy, or game; to hunt.
    We are those which chased you from the field.   --Shak.
 Philologists, who chase
 A panting syllable through time and place.   --Cowper.
 2. To follow as if to catch; to pursue; to compel to move on; to drive by following; to cause to fly; -- often with away or off; as, to chase the hens away.
    Chased by their brother's endless malice from prince to prince and from place to place.   --Knolles.
 3. To pursue eagerly, as hunters pursue game.
    Chasing each other merrily.   --Tennyson.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a person who is being chased; "the film jumped back and
          forth from the pursuer to the pursued" [syn: pursued]