Synonyms of 'prosecute'
to bring a criminal charge against (someone)The police have decided not to prosecute him.
take someone to court, ,
The company could be sued for damages.
She was later indicted on corruption charges.
He was arraigned for criminally abetting a traitor.
put someone on trial,
If we have to litigate, we will.
bring suit against,
bring someone to trial,
put someone in the dock,
bring action against,
prefer charges against
to continue to do (something)To prosecute this war is costing the country fifteen million pounds a day.
I decided to conduct an experiment.
Outside the hall, people continued their vigil.
Within two years, he was managing the store.
She will direct day-to-day operations.
Japan would continue to pursue the policies laid down at the summit.
Her bravery has given him the will to carry on.
He practised as a lawyer for thirty years.
engage in, ,
persist, , ,
He urged them to persist with their efforts to bring about peace.
the ability to persevere despite obstacles and setbacks
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in the sense of arraign
to accuseHe was arraigned for criminally abetting a traitor.
in the sense of carry on
to continueHer bravery has given him the will to carry on.
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