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follow

fol·low

follow

 
pronunciation:
fa lo
phrases:
follow up
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part of speech: verb
inflections: followed, following, follows
definition 1: to come or go after or behind.
He followed me down the street.
 
similar words:
succeed, tail, trail
definition 2: to move forward on or along.
Follow this road until you reach the city.
 
antonyms:
stray
similar words:
take
definition 3: to take place after.
A party will follow the wedding.
antonyms:
precede
similar words:
succeed
definition 4: to understand or comprehend.
Did you follow the story he told?
synonyms:
comprehend, get, grasp, understand
definition 5: to pay attention to closely.
He follows the news.
similar words:
attend to, keep track of, observe, pursue
definition 6: to happen as a result of something else.
If there are no stores in town, it follows that people will have to shop somewhere else.
similar words:
arise, proceed, result
phrase: follow up
Word Builder: follow +
  • follower:
    a person who follows.