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following

fol·low·ing

following

 
pronunciation:
fa lo Ing
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a group of followers or supporters.
The young star already has a large following.
synonyms:
fans, supporters
similar words:
train
definition 2: something that comes next in a talk or piece of writing (always used with "the").
For more information, see the following.
similar words:
below
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: occurring next or after.
I got a letter from Marla and wrote back to her the following day.
synonyms:
next
antonyms:
above, previous
definition 2: about to be named or listed (used to introduce a group of things or people).
The following students will remain after school: Jennifer, Emily, and Luisa.
similar words:
identified