1. To go in pursuit; to follow. The wicked flee when no man pursueth. (Prov. Xxviii. 1) Men hotly pursued after the objects of their ambition. (Earle)
2. To go on; to proceed, especially in argument or discourse; to continue.
Origin: A Gallicism I have, pursues Carneades, wondered chemists should not consider. (Boyle)
3. To follow a matter judicially, as a complaining party; to act as a prosecutor.