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wild goose chase

see definition of wild goose chase
  • as infruitless
  • as inred herring
  • as insearch
  • as inwild-goose chase
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Synonyms for wild goose chase

adj bringing no advantage, product
  • abortive
  • futile
  • ineffective
  • ineffectual
  • pointless
  • unproductive
  • unsuccessful
  • useless
  • barren
  • empty
  • gainless
  • idle
  • in vain
  • infertile
  • profitless
  • spinning one's wheels
  • sterile
  • to no avail
  • to no effect
  • unavailable
  • unavailing
  • unfruitful
  • unprofitable
  • unprolific
  • vain
  • wild goose chase

Antonyms for wild goose chase

  • effective
  • effectual
  • fruitful
  • productive
  • profitable
  • copious
  • plentiful
  • potent
  • successful
  • useful
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.