Synonyms of prosecute
1 take someone to court • The police have decided not to prosecute him. (law)
take someone to court
sue • The company could be sued for damages.
indict • He was later indicted on corruption charges.
arraign • He was arraigned for criminally abetting a traitor.
put someone on trial
litigate • 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
2 conductDictionary • To prosecute this war is costing the country fifteen million pounds a day.
conduct • I decided to conduct an experiment.
continue • Outside the hall, people continued their vigil.
manage • Within two years, he was managing the store.
direct • He will direct day-to-day operations.
pursue • Japan would continue to pursue the policies laid down at the summit.
carry on • Her bravery has given him the will to carry on.
practise • He practised as a lawyer for thirty years.
persist • He urged them to persist with their efforts to bring about peace.
persevere • the ability to persevere despite obstacles and setbacks
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arraignIf someone is arraigned on a particular charge, they are brought before a court of law to answer that charge.
• He was arraigned for criminally abetting a traitor.
conductWhen you conduct an activity or task, you organize it and carry it out.
• I decided to conduct an experiment.
Thesaurus for prosecute from the Collins English Thesaurus
to bring a criminal action against (a person) for some offence