Definitions For Prosecute


  • Carry out or participate in an activity; be involved in
  • Bring a criminal action against (in a trial)
  • Conduct a prosecution in a court of law
  • To hold a trial against a person who is accused of a crime to see if that person is guilty
  • To work as a lawyer to try to prove a case against someone accused of a crime
  • To continue to do (something) : to proceed with (something)

Is Prosecute a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Prosecute is worth 13 points in Scrabble and 16 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Prosecute in a Sentence

  • The store's owner agreed not to prosecute if the boy returned the stolen goods.
  • The case is being prosecuted by the assistant district attorney.
  • She criticized the government for the way it has prosecuted the war.

Synonyms for Prosecute

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