1. I
  1. 1〔追い掛ける〕run after, chase;〔犯人,獲物などを〕pursue
    • 獲物を追う
    • chase game
    • 泥棒[犯人]を追う
    • pursue a thief [criminal]
    • 追う者と追われる者
    • the pursuer and the pursued
    • 彼は妻の後を追うように死んだ
    • He soon followed his wife in death./He died shortly after his wife.
    • 彼は警察に追われている
    • He is wanted by the police./The police are after him.
    • 追いつ追われつの接戦に観客はわいた
    • The spectators were excited by the seesaw game.
  1. 2〔駆り立てる〕
    • 家畜を追う
    • drive cattle ((back to the barn))
  1. 3〔追い払う〕 ⇒おいはらう(追い払う)
  1. II
  1. 1〔追放する〕 ⇒おいだす(追い出す)ついほう(追放)
    • 地位を追われる
    • be ousted [driven] from one's post
    • 故郷を追われた
    • I was driven out of my hometown.
    • 国を追われる
    • be exiled from one's country
  1. 2〔受身の形で,せかされる〕
    • 仕事[時間]に追われる
    • be pressed 「by work [for time]
    • 予習に追われる
    • be busy with preparations for school
  1. 3〔追い求める〕pursue
    • 理想を追う
    • pursue [《文》 aspire to] an ideal
    • 流行を追う
    • follow the fashion
  1. 4〔順序などに従う〕
    • 先例を追う
    • follow a precedent
    • 順を追って説明します
    • I'll explain them in order.
    • 日を追って暖かくなってきた
    • It is getting warmer day by day.
    • 年を追って成熟してきた
    • With each passing year she has become more mature.