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Prosecute
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Prosecute as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

25 November 2021
Last seen in: Evening Standard Quick Crossword

We found 5 answers for the crossword clue 'Prosecute', the most recent of which was seen in the Evening Standard Quick Crossword.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given Prosecute a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Prosecute as an answer itself some 39 times.

Prosecute is a single word clue made up of 9 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Evening Standard Quick Crossword' on Monday, 18 October 2021 with the answer being SUE, we also found SUE to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

Before we get to our crossword answers for 'Prosecute', take a look at the definitions and example uses below, sometimes these help you think of different words or phrases that are common to 'Prosecute' and give you a hint.

  • Carry out or participate in an activity; be involved in; "She pursued many activities"; "They engaged in a discussion"
  • Conduct a prosecution in a court of law
  • Bring a criminal action against (in a trial); "The State of California prosecuted O.J. Simpson"

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

SUE
Institute legal proceedings against; file a suit against; "He was warned that the district attorney would process him"; "She actioned the company for discrimination"

TRY
Earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something; "made an effort to cover all the reading material"; "wished him luck in his endeavor"; "she gave it a good try"

6 Letters

ENGAGE
Carry out or participate in an activity; be involved in; "She pursued many activities"; "They engaged in a discussion"

PURSUE
Go in search of or hunt for; "pursue a hobby"

7 Letters

ARRAIGN
Accuse of a wrong or an inadequacy

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