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Meaning of pursuance by Wiktionary Dictionary



    pursuance ( plural: pursuances )

    1. A search for something; a pursuit or quest
    2. A completion or putting into effect of something already begun; a prosecution


Explanation of pursuance by Wordnet Dictionary


    1. the continuance of something begun with a view to its completion

    2. a search for an alternative that meets cognitive criteria

    3. life is more than the pursuance of fame

    Definition of pursuance by GCIDE Dictionary


    1. Pursuance n. [See Pursuant.]
      1. The act of pursuing or prosecuting; a following out or after.

      Sermons are not like curious inquiries after new nothings, but pursuances of old truths. Jer. Taylor.

      2. The state of being pursuant; consequence.

      In pursuance of, in accordance with; in prosecution or fulfillment of.