Pursuance

  • 1 Pursuance — Pur*su ance, n. [See {Pursuant}.] 1. The act of pursuing or prosecuting; a following out or after. [1913 Webster] Sermons are not like curious inquiries after new nothings, but pursuances of old truths. Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster] 2. The state of …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 pursuance — index course, endeavor, industry (activity) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 pursuance — 1640s; see PURSUANT (Cf. pursuant) + ANCE (Cf. ance) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 pursuance — ► NOUN formal ▪ the carrying out of a plan or action …

    English terms dictionary

  • 5 pursuance — [pər so͞o′əns, pərsyo͞o′əns] n. [< PURSUANT] a pursuing, or carrying out, as of a project, plan, etc …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 pursuance — n. (formal) in pursuance of (in pursuance of one s duties) * * * [pə sjuːəns] (formal) in pursuance of (in pursuance of one s duties) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 7 pursuance — pur|su|ance [ pər suəns ] noun FORMAL in pursuance of something 1. ) in order to achieve a goal: in pursuance of greater profits 2. ) as part of the process of doing something: I saw him in pursuance of my investigation …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 8 pursuance — pur|su|ance [pəˈsju:əns US pərˈsu: ] n in pursuance of sth formal with the aim of doing or achieving something, or while doing something ▪ In pursuance of this objective, 8000 letters were sent …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9 pursuance — [[t]pə(r)sju͟ːəns, AM su͟ː [/t]] N UNCOUNT: usu in N of n If you do something in pursuance of a particular activity, you do it as part of carrying out that activity. [FORMAL] He ordered disclosure of a medical report to the Metropolitan Police in …

    English dictionary

  • 10 pursuance — noun in pursuance of formal a) with the aim of doing or achieving something: Staff voted to take industrial action in pursuance of a better deal. b) during the process of doing or achieving something …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 pursuance — noun Date: 1605 the act of pursuing; especially a carrying out or into effect ; prosecution < in pursuance of his duties > …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 12 pursuance — UK [pə(r)ˈsjuːəns] / US [pərˈsuəns] noun formal in pursuance of something …

    English dictionary

  • 13 pursuance — /peuhr sooh euhns/, n. the following or carrying out of some plan, course, injunction, or the like. [1590 1600; PURSUE + ANCE] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 14 pursuance — noun a) A search for something; a pursuit or quest b) A completion or putting into effect of something already begun; a prosecution …

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  • 15 pursuance — Synonyms and related words: chase, chasing, continualness, continuance, continuation, continuity, dogging, endurance, extension, follow, follow up, following, heeling, hounding, hue and cry, hunting, lengthening, maintenance, perpetuation,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 16 pursuance — pur·su·ance || pÉ™r suÉ™ns /pÉ™ sju n. execution of a plan; execution of a legal order; continuation, act of carrying on with an activity …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 17 pursuance — noun formal the carrying out or pursuing of something …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 18 pursuance — a. Pursuit, prosecution, following out …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 19 pursuance — n (all of a plan, course or injunction) following, doing, carrying out, execution, performance, discharge; bringing about, effecting, effectuating, production; fulfillment, completion, achievement, accomplishment, attainment …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 20 pursuance — pur·su·ance …

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