Associations to the word «Follow»


FOLLOW, verb. (transitive) To go after; to pursue; to move behind in the same path or direction.
FOLLOW, verb. (transitive) To go or come after in a sequence.
FOLLOW, verb. (transitive) To carry out (orders, instructions, etc.).
FOLLOW, verb. (transitive) To live one's life according to (religion, teachings, etc).
FOLLOW, verb. (transitive) To understand, to pay attention to.
FOLLOW, verb. (transitive) To watch, to keep track of (reports of) some event or person.
FOLLOW, verb. (transitive) To be a logical consequence of.
FOLLOW, verb. (transitive) To walk in, as a road or course; to attend upon closely, as a profession or calling.
FOLLOW, noun. (sometimes attributive) In billiards and similar games, a stroke causing a ball to follow another ball after hitting it.
FOLLOW BOARD, noun. (metal founding) A board on which the pattern and the flask lie while the sand is rammed into the flask.
FOLLOW BOARDS, noun. Plural of follow board
FOLLOW IN SOMEONE'S FOOTSTEPS, verb. (idiomatic) To follow the same path as someone; to take actions similar to another's
FOLLOW ON, noun. (cricket) The act of a captain forcing the other side to bat again immediately after their first innings.
FOLLOW ON, verb. (cricket) (of a team) To bat their second innings immediately after their first innings.
FOLLOW ONE'S BLISS, verb. (intransitive) To use the awareness of what causes one to experience rapture as a guide for determining what constitutes authentic and proper living.
FOLLOW ONS, noun. Plural of follow on
FOLLOW OUT, verb. (idiomatic) To finish; to complete, especially, of a commitment.
FOLLOW SOMEONE OFF A CLIFF, verb. To follow (a leader or de facto leader) without question or thought, with disastrous consequences
FOLLOW SUIT, verb. (cards) To play a card of the same suit as the previous or leading card
FOLLOW SUIT, verb. (idiomatic) To follow an example; to imitate
FOLLOW THE CROWD, verb. To conform to majority beliefs, opinions, or practices.
FOLLOW THE HOUNDS, verb. To go hunting with dogs.
FOLLOW THROUGH, verb. (idiomatic) To finish; to complete, especially, of a commitment.
FOLLOW THROUGH, verb. (idiomatic) to continue moving the arms or legs after striking e.g. a ball
FOLLOW UP, verb. To take further actions remaining after an event; to continue, revisit, or persist; especially, to maintain communication.

Dictionary definition

FOLLOW, verb. To travel behind, go after, come after; "The ducklings followed their mother around the pond"; "Please follow the guide through the museum".
FOLLOW, verb. Be later in time; "Tuesday always follows Monday".
FOLLOW, verb. Come as a logical consequence; follow logically; "It follows that your assertion is false"; "the theorem falls out nicely".
FOLLOW, verb. Travel along a certain course; "follow the road"; "follow the trail".
FOLLOW, verb. 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".
FOLLOW, verb. Come after in time, as a result; "A terrible tsunami followed the earthquake".
FOLLOW, verb. Behave in accordance or in agreement with; "Follow a pattern"; "Follow my example".
FOLLOW, verb. Be next; "Mary plays best, with John and Sue following".
FOLLOW, verb. Choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans; "She followed the feminist movement"; "The candidate espouses Republican ideals".
FOLLOW, verb. 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".
FOLLOW, verb. Imitate in behavior; take as a model; "Teenagers follow their friends in everything".
FOLLOW, verb. Follow, discover, or ascertain the course of development of something; "We must follow closely the economic development is Cuba" ; "trace the student's progress".
FOLLOW, verb. 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".
FOLLOW, verb. Be the successor (of); "Carter followed Ford"; "Will Charles succeed to the throne?".
FOLLOW, verb. Perform an accompaniment to; "The orchestra could barely follow the frequent pitch changes of the soprano".
FOLLOW, verb. Keep informed; "He kept up on his country's foreign policies".
FOLLOW, verb. To be the product or result; "Melons come from a vine"; "Understanding comes from experience".
FOLLOW, verb. Accept and follow the leadership or command or guidance of; "Let's follow our great helmsman!"; "She followed a guru for years".
FOLLOW, verb. Adhere to or practice; "These people still follow the laws of their ancient religion".
FOLLOW, verb. Work in a specific place, with a specific subject, or in a specific function; "He is a herpetologist"; "She is our resident philosopher".
FOLLOW, verb. Keep under surveillance; "The police had been following him for weeks but they could not prove his involvement in the bombing".
FOLLOW, verb. 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".
FOLLOW, verb. Grasp the meaning; "Can you follow her argument?"; "When he lectures, I cannot follow".
FOLLOW, verb. Keep to; "Stick to your principles"; "stick to the diet".

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