Definition of Follow in English :
Define Follow in English
Follow meaning in English
Meaning of Follow in English
Pronunciation of Follow in English
Follow pronunciation in English
Pronounce Follow in Englishsee synonyms of follow
to travel behind, go after, come after
Example Sentences:'The ducklings followed their mother around the pond''Please follow the guide through the museum'
3. fall out, follow
come as a logical consequence; follow logically
Example Sentences:'It follows that your assertion is false''the theorem falls out nicely'
4. follow, travel along
travel along a certain course
Example Sentences:'follow the road''follow the trail'
act in accordance with someone's rules, commands, or wishes
Example Sentences:'He complied with my instructions''You must comply or else!''Follow these simple rules''abide by the rules'
6. come after, follow
come after in time, as a result
Example Sentences:'A terrible tsunami followed the earthquake'
7. conform to, follow
behave in accordance or in agreement with
Example Sentences:'Follow a pattern''Follow my example'
Example Sentences:'Mary plays best, with John and Sue following'
choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans
Example Sentences:'She followed the feminist movement''The candidate espouses Republican ideals'
to bring something about at a later time than
Example Sentences:'She followed dinner with a brandy''He followed his lecture with a question and answer period'
11. follow, take after
imitate in behavior; take as a model
Example Sentences:'Teenagers follow their friends in everything'
12. follow, trace
follow, discover, or ascertain the course of development of something
Example Sentences:'We must follow closely the economic development is Cuba''trace the student's progress'
follow with the eyes or the mind
Example Sentences:'Keep an eye on the baby, please!''The world is watching Sarajevo''She followed the men with the binoculars'
be the successor (of)
Example Sentences:'Carter followed Ford''Will Charles succeed to the throne?'
perform an accompaniment to
Example Sentences:'The orchestra could barely follow the frequent pitch changes of the soprano'
Example Sentences:'He kept up on his country's foreign policies'
17. come, follow
to be the product or result
Example Sentences:'Melons come from a vine''Understanding comes from experience'
accept and follow the leadership or command or guidance of
Example Sentences:'Let's follow our great helmsman!''She followed a guru for years'
adhere to or practice
Example Sentences:'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
Example Sentences:'He is a herpetologist''She is our resident philosopher'
keep under surveillance
Example Sentences:'The police had been following him for weeks but they could not prove his involvement in the bombing'
22. follow, pursue
follow in or as if in pursuit
Example Sentences:'The police car pursued the suspected attacker''Her bad deed followed her and haunted her dreams all her life'
grasp the meaning
Example Sentences:'Can you follow her argument?''When he lectures, I cannot follow'
Example Sentences:'Stick to your principles''stick to the diet'
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
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Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.
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