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Detailed Synonyms for follow in English

follow:

to follow verb (follows, followed, following)

  1. to follow
    to follow; to imitate
    • follow verb (follows, followed, following)
    • imitate verb (imitates, imitated, imitating)
  2. to follow
    to follow; to pursue; to ensue; to track; to chase; to run after; to go after
    • follow verb (follows, followed, following)
    • pursue verb (pursues, pursued, pursuing)
    • ensue verb (ensues, ensued, ensuing)
    • track verb (tracks, tracked, tracking)
    • chase verb (chases, chased, chasing)
    • run after verb (runs after, ran after, running after)
    • go after verb (goes after, went after, going after)
  3. to follow
    to follow
    • follow verb (follows, followed, following)
  4. to follow
    to merge; conform; to fuse; to go together; go with; to follow; to fuze
    • merge verb (merges, merge, merging)
    • conform verb
    • fuse verb, British (fuses, fused, fusing)
    • go together verb (goes together, went together, going together)
    • go with verb
    • follow verb (follows, followed, following)
    • fuze verb, American
  5. to follow
    to follow; to come after
    • follow verb (follows, followed, following)
    • come after verb (comes after, came after, coming after)
  6. to follow
    – keep informed 1
    to follow; to keep up; keep abreast
    – keep informed 1
  7. to follow
    – behave in accordance or in agreement with 1
    to follow; to conform to
    – behave in accordance or in agreement with 1
    • follow verb (follows, followed, following)
    • conform to verb (conforms to, conformed to, conforming to)
  8. to follow
    – keep to 1
    to follow; to stick to; stick with
    – keep to 1
    • follow verb (follows, followed, following)
    • stick to verb (sticks to, stuck to, sticking to)
      • stick to the diet1
    • stick with verb
  9. to follow
    – grasp the meaning 1
    to follow
    – grasp the meaning 1
    • follow verb (follows, followed, following)
      • Can you follow her argument?1
      • When he lectures, I cannot follow1
  10. to follow
    – follow, discover, or ascertain the course of development of something 1
    to trace; to follow
    – follow, discover, or ascertain the course of development of something 1
    • trace verb (traces, traced, tracing)
      • trace the student's progress1
    • follow verb (follows, followed, following)
      • We must follow closely the economic development is Cuba1
  11. to follow
    – perform an accompaniment to 1
    to follow; to accompany; play along
    – perform an accompaniment to 1
    • follow verb (follows, followed, following)
      • The orchestra could barely follow the frequent pitch changes of the soprano1
    • accompany verb (accompanies, accompanied, accompanying)
    • play along verb
  12. to follow
    – imitate in behavior; take as a model 1
    to follow; take after
    – imitate in behavior; take as a model 1
    • follow verb (follows, followed, following)
      • Teenagers follow their friends in everything1
    • take after verb
  13. to follow
    – travel along a certain course 1
    to follow; travel along
    – travel along a certain course 1
    • follow verb (follows, followed, following)
      • follow the road1
      • follow the trail1
  14. to follow
    – to travel behind, go after, come after 1
    to follow
    – to travel behind, go after, come after 1
    • follow verb (follows, followed, following)
      • The ducklings followed their mother around the pond1
      • Please follow the guide through the museum1
  15. to follow
    – follow in or as if in pursuit 1
    to pursue; to follow
    – follow in or as if in pursuit 1
    • pursue verb (pursues, pursued, pursuing)
      • The police car pursued the suspected attacker1
    • follow verb (follows, followed, following)
      • Her bad deed followed her and haunted her dreams all her life1
  16. to follow
    – keep under surveillance 1
    to survey; to follow; surveil
    – keep under surveillance 1
    • survey verb (surveys, surveyd, surveying)
    • follow verb (follows, followed, following)
      • The police had been following him for weeks but they could not prove his involvement in the bombing1
    • surveil verb
  17. to follow
    – choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans 1
    to adopt; to follow; to espouse
    – choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans 1
    • adopt verb (adopts, adopted, adopting)
    • follow verb (follows, followed, following)
      • She followed the feminist movement1
    • espouse verb (espouses, espoused, espousing)
      • The candidate espouses Republican ideals1
  18. to follow
    – be the successor (of) 1
    to succeed; to follow; to come after
    – be the successor (of) 1
    • succeed verb (succeeds, succeeded, succeeding)
      • Will Charles succeed to the throne?1
    • follow verb (follows, followed, following)
      • Carter followed Ford1
    • come after verb (comes after, came after, coming after)
  19. to follow
    – work in a specific place, with a specific subject, or in a specific function 1
    to be; to follow
    – work in a specific place, with a specific subject, or in a specific function 1
    • be verb (is, was, being)
      • He is a herpetologist1
      • She is our resident philosopher1
    • follow verb (follows, followed, following)
  20. to follow
    – follow with the eyes or the mind 1
    to follow; to watch; to observe; to watch over; keep an eye on
    – follow with the eyes or the mind 1
    • follow verb (follows, followed, following)
      • She followed the men with the binoculars1
    • watch verb (watches, watched, watching)
      • The world is watching Sarajevo1
    • observe verb (observes, observed, observing)
    • watch over verb (watches over, watched over, watching over)
  21. to follow
    – act in accordance with someone's rules, commands, or wishes 1
    to comply; to follow; abide by
    – act in accordance with someone's rules, commands, or wishes 1
    • comply verb (complies, complied, complying)
      • He complied with my instructions1
      • You must comply or else!1
    • follow verb (follows, followed, following)
    • abide by verb
      • abide by the rules1
  22. to follow
    – adhere to or practice 1
    to follow
    – adhere to or practice 1
    • follow verb (follows, followed, following)
      • These people still follow the laws of their ancient religion1
  23. to follow
    – accept and follow the leadership or command or guidance of 1
    to follow
    – accept and follow the leadership or command or guidance of 1
    • follow verb (follows, followed, following)
      • Let's follow our great helmsman!1
      • She followed a guru for years1
  24. to follow
    – to be the product or result 1
    to come; to follow
    – to be the product or result 1
    • come verb (comes, came, coming)
      • Melons come from a vine1
      • Understanding comes from experience1
    • follow verb (follows, followed, following)
  25. to follow
    – be later in time 1
    to follow; postdate
    – be later in time 1
    • follow verb (follows, followed, following)
      • Tuesday always follows Monday1
    • postdate verb
  26. to follow
    – come as a logical consequence; follow logically 1
    to follow; to fall out
    – come as a logical consequence; follow logically 1
    • follow verb (follows, followed, following)
      • It follows that your assertion is false1
    • fall out verb (falls out, fell out, falling out)
  27. to follow
    – come after in time, as a result 1
    to follow; to come after
    – come after in time, as a result 1
    • follow verb (follows, followed, following)
      • A terrible tsunami followed the earthquake1
    • come after verb (comes after, came after, coming after)
  28. to follow
    – be next 1
    to follow
    – be next 1
    • follow verb (follows, followed, following)
      • Mary plays best, with John and Sue following1
  29. to follow
    – to bring something about at a later time than 1
    to follow
    – to bring something about at a later time than 1
    • follow verb (follows, followed, following)
      • She followed dinner with a brandy1
      • He followed his lecture with a question and answer period1

Conjugations for follow:

present
  1. follow
  2. follow
  3. follows
  4. follow
  5. follow
  6. follow
simple past
  1. followed
  2. followed
  3. followed
  4. followed
  5. followed
  6. followed
present perfect
  1. have followed
  2. have followed
  3. has followed
  4. have followed
  5. have followed
  6. have followed
past continuous
  1. was following
  2. were following
  3. was following
  4. were following
  5. were following
  6. were following
future
  1. shall follow
  2. will follow
  3. will follow
  4. shall follow
  5. will follow
  6. will follow
continuous present
  1. am following
  2. are following
  3. is following
  4. are following
  5. are following
  6. are following
subjunctive
  1. be followed
  2. be followed
  3. be followed
  4. be followed
  5. be followed
  6. be followed
diverse
  1. follow!
  2. let's follow!
  3. followed
  4. following
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

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Antonyms for "follow":


Related Definitions for "follow":

  1. keep informed1
  2. behave in accordance or in agreement with1
  3. keep to1
  4. grasp the meaning1
    • Can you follow her argument?1
    • When he lectures, I cannot follow1
  5. follow, discover, or ascertain the course of development of something1
    • We must follow closely the economic development is Cuba1
  6. perform an accompaniment to1
    • The orchestra could barely follow the frequent pitch changes of the soprano1
  7. imitate in behavior; take as a model1
    • Teenagers follow their friends in everything1
  8. travel along a certain course1
    • follow the road1
    • follow the trail1
  9. to travel behind, go after, come after1
    • The ducklings followed their mother around the pond1
    • Please follow the guide through the museum1
  10. follow in or as if in pursuit1
    • Her bad deed followed her and haunted her dreams all her life1
  11. keep under surveillance1
    • The police had been following him for weeks but they could not prove his involvement in the bombing1
  12. choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans1
    • She followed the feminist movement1
  13. be the successor (of)1
    • Carter followed Ford1
  14. work in a specific place, with a specific subject, or in a specific function1
  15. follow with the eyes or the mind1
    • She followed the men with the binoculars1
  16. act in accordance with someone's rules, commands, or wishes1
  17. adhere to or practice1
    • These people still follow the laws of their ancient religion1
  18. accept and follow the leadership or command or guidance of1
    • Let's follow our great helmsman!1
    • She followed a guru for years1
  19. to be the product or result1
  20. be later in time1
    • Tuesday always follows Monday1
  21. come as a logical consequence; follow logically1
    • It follows that your assertion is false1
  22. come after in time, as a result1
    • A terrible tsunami followed the earthquake1
  23. be next1
    • Mary plays best, with John and Sue following1
  24. to bring something about at a later time than1
    • She followed dinner with a brandy1
    • He followed his lecture with a question and answer period1

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