Synonyms for Pursuit:

n.

discharge, transaction, execution, conduct. blast, enjoyment, binge, escapism, amusement, crowd pleaser, hot pursuit, delight, enthusiasm, seek, change. challenge, exertion, strain, care, effort, pursuing, heavy lifting, dedication. career, racket, chase down, hunt down, employment, run after, come after, hunt out, employ, work, occupation, job, get after, craft, in hot pursuit, art, line, business, calling, pursue, trade, action. DO, practice. chase (noun)
race.
chase, search (noun)
pursuance, quest, pursuing, following.
line (noun)
line.
occupation, interest of person (noun)
calling, undertaking, occupation, business, venture, DO, vocation, racket, employment, career, line, pastime, job, work, activity.
search (noun)
search.
venture (noun)
deed, activity, feat, enterprise, project, endeavor, venture, scheme, adventure, campaign, procedure, initiative, production, maneuver, undertaking, task, performance, exploit, affair.

Other synonyms:

heavy lifting, transaction, practice, job, hot pursuit, exertion. career, discharge, pursuing, business, dedication, execution, effort, challenge. calling, occupation, race. conduct, action. racket, work, art, craft, strain. care, employment, trade. line.

Usage examples for pursuit

  1. And, when he finally came to a full stop, satisfied that he no longer had anything to fear from pursuit he was completely in the dark as to where he was. – The Boy Scout Aviators by George Durston
  2. At this instant Manton returned, breathing hard as though his pursuit of the missing Wagnalls had been very determined. – The Film Mystery by Arthur B. Reeve
  3. In the pursuit of his career her husband left her much to herself. – The Life and Works of Friedrich Schiller by Calvin Thomas