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Meaning of PURSUANCE

Pronunciation:  pur'syoouns

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the continuance of something begun with a view to its completion
  2. [n]  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"
 

PURSUANCE is a 9 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: prosecution, pursuit, quest
 
 See Also: continuance, continuation, search, wild-goose chase

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pur*su"ance\, n. [See {Pursuant}.]
1. The act of pursuing or prosecuting; a following out or
   after.

         Sermons are not like curious inquiries after new
         nothings, but pursuances of old truths. --Jer.
                                               Taylor.

2. The state of being pursuant; consequence.

{In pursuance of}, in accordance with; in prosecution or
   fulfillment of.

 

 

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