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Synonyms for followingˈfɒl oʊ ɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. following, followers(noun)

    a group of followers or enthusiasts

    following, followers, chase, pursuit, pursual

    preceding(a), directive, directing, unfavourable, unfavorable, guiding, directional, leading

  2. pursuit, chase, pursual, following(adj)

    the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture

    "the culprit started to run and the cop took off in pursuit"

    sideline, quest, pursuance, following, pastime, pursual, spare-time activity, avocation, followers, hobby, chase, by-line, pursuit, interest

    guiding, preceding(a), directing, unfavourable, directional, directive, unfavorable, leading

  3. following(a), undermentioned(adj)

    about to be mentioned or specified

    "the following items"

    directive, leading, directional, unfavourable, guiding, preceding(a), unfavorable, directing

  4. following, next(adj)

    immediately following in time or order

    "the following day"; "next in line"; "the next president"; "the next item on the list"

    side by side(p), next, undermentioned, following, succeeding(a), following(a), future(a), adjacent

    guiding, unfavorable, preceding(a), directive, directional, leading, unfavourable, directing

  5. following(adj)

    going or proceeding or coming after in the same direction

    "the crowd of following cars made the occasion seem like a parade"; "tried to outrun the following footsteps"

    following(a), undermentioned, next

    preceding(a), leading, unfavourable, directional, directing, guiding, directive, unfavorable

  6. following(a)(adj)

    in the desired direction

    "a following wind"

    directional, unfavorable, guiding, leading, preceding(a), directing, directive, unfavourable


  1. following(noun)

    aforementioned, abovementioned, aforesaid

  2. following(noun)

    After, subsequent to.

    abovementioned, aforesaid, aforementioned

  3. following(adjective)

    About to be specified

    aforesaid, abovementioned, aforementioned

  4. following(adjective)

    Blowing in the direction of travel

    aforementioned, aforesaid, abovementioned

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. following

    after, concluding, consequent, hind, hinder, hindmost, later, latter, posterior, subsequent, succeeding

    antecedent, anterior, earlier, foregoing, former, forward, front, introductory, precedent, preceding, preliminary, previous, prior

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