Meaning of “chase” - Learner’s Dictionary

chase

verb uk us /tʃeɪs/
CATCH [ I, T ]

B2 to run after someone or something in order to catch them:

The dog was chasing a rabbit.
chase sb/sth away/off/out, etc

to run after a person or animal to make them leave a place:

I chased the cat away.
TRY [ T ] UK

to try very hard to get something:

There are hundreds of graduates chasing very few jobs.

(Definition of “chase verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)