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follow

Overview of verb follow

1. follow -- (to travel behind, go after, come after; "The ducklings followed their mother around the pond"; "Please follow the guide through the museum")

2. postdate, follow -- (be later in time; "Tuesday always follows Monday")

3. follow, fall out -- (come as a logical consequence; follow logically; "It follows that your assertion is false"; "the theorem falls out nicely")

4. follow, travel along -- (travel along a certain course; "follow the road"; "follow the trail")

5. comply, follow, abide by -- (act in accordance with someone's rules, commands, or wishes; "He complied with my instructions"; "You must comply or else!"; "Follow these simple rules"; "abide by the rules")

6. follow, come after -- (come after in time, as a result; "A terrible tsunami followed the earthquake")

7. follow, conform to -- (behave in accordance or in agreement with; "Follow a pattern"; "Follow my example")

8. follow -- (be next; "Mary plays best, with John and Sue following")

9. adopt, follow, espouse -- (choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans; "She followed the feminist movement"; "The candidate espouses Republican ideals")

10. follow -- (to bring something about at a later time than; "She followed dinner with a brandy"; "He followed his lecture with a question and answer period")

11. take after, follow -- (imitate in behavior; take as a model; "Teenagers follow their friends in everything")

12. trace, follow -- (follow, discover, or ascertain the course of development of something; "We must follow closely the economic development is Cuba" ; "trace the student's progress")

13. watch, observe, follow, watch over, keep an eye on -- (follow with the eyes or the mind; "Keep an eye on the baby, please!"; "The world is watching Sarajevo"; "She followed the men with the binoculars")

14. succeed, come after, follow -- (be the successor (of); "Carter followed Ford"; "Will Charles succeed to the throne?")

15. play along, accompany, follow -- (perform an accompaniment to; "The orchestra could barely follow the frequent pitch changes of the soprano")

16. keep up, keep abreast, follow -- (keep informed; "He kept up on his country's foreign policies")

17. come, follow -- (to be the product or result; "Melons come from a vine"; "Understanding comes from experience")

18. follow -- (accept and follow the leadership or command or guidance of; "Let's follow our great helmsman!"; "She followed a guru for years")

19. follow -- (adhere to or practice; "These people still follow the laws of their ancient religion")

20. be, follow -- (work in a specific place, with a specific subject, or in a specific function; "He is a herpetologist"; "She is our resident philosopher")

21. surveil, follow, survey -- (keep under surveillance; "The police had been following him for weeks but they could not prove his involvement in the bombing")

22. pursue, follow -- (follow in or as if in pursuit; "The police car pursued the suspected attacker"; "Her bad deed followed her and haunted her dreams all her life")

23. follow -- (grasp the meaning; "Can you follow her argument?"; "When he lectures, I cannot follow")

24. stick to, stick with, follow -- (keep to; "Stick to your principles"; "stick to the diet")



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