7 Letters
4 Consonants
3 Vowels
2 Syllables
Types Of Speech
You can use pursuit as a noun in a sentence.
About Pursuit
A 2 syllables noun and 7 letters with the letters i, p, r, s, t, and u, 4 consonants, 3 vowels and 2 syllables with the middle letter s. Pursuit starts with and ends in a consonant with the starting letters p, pu, pur, purs, pursu, and the ending characters are t, it, uit, suit, rsuit, ..
The act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture; "the culprit started to run and the cop took off in pursuit"
Old French
School Grade
Pursuit is set as a grade six word that starts with p, ends with t, 2 syllables, 3 vowels and 7 letters.
Is pursuit a scrabble word? A 9 point word in scrabble. Check the word games tab below for probability, odds and more.
Pig Latin
Pursuit in Pig Latin is said as "ursuitpay or ursuitpway".
p | u | r | s | u | i | t
pu | ur | rs | su | ui | it
pur | urs | rsu | sui | uit
purs | ursu | rsui | suit
Word Gram
Noun Examples
the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture;
"the culprit started to run and the cop took off in pursuit"
a diversion that occupies one's time and thoughts (usually pleasantly);
"sailing is her favorite pastime";
"his main pastime is gambling";
"he counts reading among his interests";
"they criticized the boy for his limited pursuits"
a search for an alternative that meets cognitive criteria;
"the pursuit of love";
"life is more than the pursuance of fame";
"a quest for wealth"

Synonyms (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Pursuit"

There are 945 synonyms available. These are cognitive relationship words which is to say they have a similar meaning, mean the same thing, or have close definition and relationship to pursuit.

Accomplishmentthe action of accomplishing something
Achievementthe action of accomplishing something
Activityany specific activity
"they avoided all recreational activity"
Addresssocial skill
Adherentsomeone who believes and helps to spread the doctrine of another
Adoa rapid bustling commotion
Advancethe act of moving forward toward a goal
Advancementgradual improvement or growth or development
"advancement of knowledge"
"great progress in the arts"
Adventarrival that has been awaited (especially of something momentous)
"the advent of the computer"
Affirmativea reply of affirmation
"he answered in the affirmative"

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There are 1 anagrams from pursuit.

Anagram Definition
Pursuitthe act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture
"the culprit started to run and the cop took off in pursuit"

View English words with the unique letters used in pursuit. Words With The Letters Iprstu


Pursuit derives from 11 words.

Word Definition
Chasethe act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture
"the culprit started to run and the cop took off in pursuit"
Chase After
Doga member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times
occurs in many breeds
"the dog barked all night"
Followkeep informed
"He kept up on his country''s foreign policies"
Give Chase
Go After
Pursuego in search of or hunt for
"pursue a hobby"
Tag(sports) the act of touching a player in a game (which changes their status in the game)
Tailthe posterior part of the body of a vertebrate especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body
Trackthe act of participating in an athletic competition involving running on a track


Pursuit has 3 hypernyms.

Word Definition
Motionthe act of changing location from one place to another
"police controlled the motion of the crowd"
"the movement of people from the farms to the cities"
"his move put him directly in my path"
Movethe act of deciding to do something
"he didn''t make a move to help"
"his first move was to hire a lawyer"
Movementthe act of changing location from one place to another
"police controlled the motion of the crowd"
"the movement of people from the farms to the cities"
"his move put him directly in my path"


There are 6 hyponyms for pursuit

Word Definition
Shadowingthe act of following someone secretly
Stalka stiff or threatening gait
Stalkingthe act of following prey stealthily
Tailingthe act of following someone secretly
Trackingthe pursuit (of a person or animal) by following tracks or marks they left behind
Trailingthe pursuit (of a person or animal) by following tracks or marks they left behind

The word games Words With Friends, 4pics1Word, Word Chums, and Jumble which is by far one of the most successful of the word games. Jumble was created in 1954 - below, you will find the most unscrambled letters for each descramble word game that others have solved or decoded to make the word pursuit.

Is pursuit a scrabble word or can you use pursuit in Words With Friends? The probability of getting this word in scrabble is 1 out of every 1029292 games and in Words With Friends it's 1 out of every 1053737 games. This 7 letter 9 point scrabble word can be rearranged 2,520 ways. What other words can be made with the letters i, p, r, s, t, and u? There's 27 with 9 letters or less with the letters i, p, r, s, t, and u. Here is a list of 25 to try to get you more points.

WordScrabbleWords With FriendsWord Chums4Pics1WordJumble
Pursuit (7 letters) 9 12 iprstuu
Peripatus (9 letters) 13 +4 16 +4 aeipprstu
Phthirius (9 letters) 17 +8 17 +5 hhiiprstu
Phthirus (8 letters) 16 +7 16 +4 phthirus
Psithyrus (9 letters) 17 +8 17 +5 psithyrus
Tapirus (7 letters) 9 11 upstair
Rypticus (8 letters) 15 +6 17 +5 rypticus
Stirrup (7 letters) 9 11 stirrup
Trapezius (9 letters) 20 +11 22 +10 trapezius
Pruritus (8 letters) 10 +1 13 +1 pruritus
Scripture (9 letters) 13 +4 16 +4 scripture
Subscript (9 letters) 15 +6 19 +7 subscript
Pie Crust (9 letters)
Purist (6 letters) 8 10 purist
Pipturus (8 letters) 12 +3 16 +4 pipturus
Pertussis (9 letters) 11 +2 13 +1 eiprssstu
Disrepute (9 letters) 12 +3 14 +2 disrepute
Spirit Up (9 letters)
Disrupt (7 letters) 10 +1 12 disrupt
Stir Up (7 letters)
Disrupted (9 letters) 13 +4 15 +3 disrupted
Tricuspid (9 letters) 14 +5 17 +5 cdiiprstu
Upstairs (8 letters) 10 +1 12 upstairs
Upstair (7 letters) 9 11 upstair
Spiritus (8 letters) 10 +1 12 iiprsstu


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