Detailed Translations for follow from English to Dutch


to follow verb (follows, followed, following)

  1. to follow (imitate)
    opvolgen; volgen; navolgen
    • opvolgen verb (volg op, volgt op, volgde op, volgden op, opgevolgd)
    • volgen verb (volg, volgt, volgde, volgden, gevolgd)
    • navolgen verb (volg na, volgt na, volgde na, volgden na, nagevolgd)
  2. to follow (run after; pursue; ensue; )
    volgen; achternagaan; nalopen; achternalopen
    • volgen verb (volg, volgt, volgde, volgden, gevolgd)
    • achternagaan verb (ga achterna, gaat achterna, ging achterna, gingen achterna, achternagegaan)
    • nalopen verb (loop na, loopt na, liep na, liepen na, nagelopen)
    • achternalopen verb (loop achterna, loopt achterna, liep achterna, liepen achterna, achternagelopen)
  3. to follow
    • nakomen verb (kom na, komt na, kwam na, kwamen na, nagekomen)
  4. to follow (go together; merge; conform; )
    samengaan; een fusie aangaan; fuseren
  5. to follow (come after)
    navolgen; komen na
    • navolgen verb (volg na, volgt na, volgde na, volgden na, nagevolgd)
    • komen na verb (kom na, komt na, kwam na, kwamen na, gekomen na)

Conjugations for follow:

  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
  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
  1. be followed
  2. be followed
  3. be followed
  4. be followed
  5. be followed
  6. be followed
  1. follow!
  2. let's follow!
  3. followed
  4. following
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

Translation Matrix for follow:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
volgen following; pursuing; tailing
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
achternagaan chase; ensue; follow; go after; pursue; run after; track
achternalopen chase; ensue; follow; go after; pursue; run after; track
een fusie aangaan conform; follow; fuse; fuze; go together; go with; merge
fuseren conform; follow; fuse; fuze; go together; go with; merge fuse; fuze; melt together; merge
komen na come after; follow
nakomen follow
nalopen chase; ensue; follow; go after; pursue; run after; track
navolgen come after; follow; imitate copy; imitate
opvolgen follow; imitate
samengaan conform; follow; fuse; fuze; go together; go with; merge
volgen chase; ensue; follow; go after; imitate; pursue; run after; track accompany; chaperon; chase; come along with; conduct; escort; haunt; persecute; pursue; run after; walk along; watch
- abide by; accompany; adopt; be; come; come after; comply; conform to; espouse; fall out; keep abreast; keep an eye on; keep up; observe; play along; postdate; pursue; stick to; stick with; succeed; surveil; survey; take after; trace; travel along; watch; watch over

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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

Wiktionary Translations for follow:

  1. to be a logical consequence of
  2. to live one’s life according to
  3. to go or come after in physical space
  1. uitvoeren wat een ander aangeraden of bevolen heeft
  2. achterna gaan

Cross Translation:
follow vervolgen verfolgen — jemandem hinterher fahren oder gehen, eventuell um ihn einzuholen; jemandem auf den Fersen sein
follow lopen; marcheren marcher — Se déplacer par un mouvement alternatif des jambes ou des pattes, en ayant toujours un appui au sol.
follow resulteren; uitkomen; volgen; voortkomen; voortspruiten; voortvloeien résulter — S’ensuivre. — note Il s’emploie pour marquer les inductions, les conséquences qu’on tirer d’un discours, d’un raisonnement, d’un examen, d’une recherche, etc.
follow bewandelen; bijhouden; volgen; voortvloeien; opvolgen; beschrijven; gaan langs suivre — Traductions à trier suivant le sens

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