follow

follow

follows

followed

followed

following

Verb
  • "The orchestra could barely follow the frequent pitch changes of the soprano"
  • "She followed the feminist movement"
  • "You must comply or else!" "Follow these simple rules"
  • "Tuesday always follows Monday."
  • "Her bad deed followed her and haunted her dreams all her life"
  • "Carter followed Ford"
  • "Teenagers follow their friends in everything"
  • "We must follow closely the economic development is Cuba"
  • "She followed the men with the binoculars"

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to travel behind, go after, come after
  • "The ducklings followed their mother around the pond"
  • "Please follow the guide through the museum"

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come as a logical consequence; follow logically
  • "It follows that your assertion is false"
travel along a certain course: "follow the road"
  • "follow the trail"

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come after in time, as a result
  • "A terrible tsunami followed the earthquake"

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behave in accordance or in agreement with
  • "Follow a pattern"
  • "Follow my example"

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be next
  • "Mary plays best, with John and Sue following"

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to bring something about at a later time than; He followed his lecture with a question and answer period"
  • "She followed dinner with a brandy"

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accept and follow the leadership of command or guidance of
  • "Let's follow our great helmsman!"
  • "She followed a guru for years"
adhere to or practice
  • "These people still follow the laws of their ancient religion"

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keep under surveillance
  • "The police had been following him for weeks but they could not prove his involvement in the bombing"

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grasp the meaning
  • "Can you follow her argument?" "When he lectures, I cannot follow"

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