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Princeton's WordNet

  1. follow, come after(verb)

    come after in time, as a result

    "A terrible tsunami followed the earthquake"

    Synonyms:
    take after, watch, watch over, fall out, stick with, keep up, be, comply, succeed, adopt, observe, play along, abide by, travel along, come after, trace, follow, surveil, accompany, come, postdate, pursue, keep abreast, stick to, survey, espouse, conform to, keep an eye on

  2. succeed, come after, follow(verb)

    be the successor (of)

    "Carter followed Ford"; "Will Charles succeed to the throne?"

    Synonyms:
    keep up, take after, adopt, watch over, comply, stick with, keep an eye on, deliver the goods, be, travel along, win, come, observe, play along, abide by, come after, watch, trace, follow, surveil, accompany, fall out, postdate, bring home the bacon, pursue, keep abreast, stick to, survey, come through, espouse, conform to, succeed

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. come after

    Anything that comes after or goes after another, either in space or in time, is said to follow it. A servant follows or attends his master; a victorious general may follow the retiring enemy merely to watch and hold him in check; he chases or pursues with intent to overtake and attack; the chase is closer and hotter than the pursuit. (Compare synonyms for HUNT.) One event may follow another either with or without special connection; if it ensues, there is some orderly connection; as, the ensuing year; if it results from another, there is some relation of effect, consequence, or inference. A clerk observes his employer's directions. A child obeys his parent's commands, follows or copies his example, imitates his speech and manners. The compositor follows copy; the incoming succeeds the outgoing official.

    Synonyms:
    accompany, attend, chase, copy, ensue, follow, go after, heed, imitate, obey, observe, practise, pursue, result, succeed


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