Definition of prosecute
From Latin prōsecūtus, perfect participle of prōsequor.
prosecute (third-person singular simple present prosecutes, present participle prosecuting, simple past and past participle prosecuted)
- (transitive, law) To start civil or criminal proceedings against.
- (transitive, law) To charge, try.
- (transitive) To pursue something to the end.
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