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Definitions of follow:
- verb: adhere to or practice
Example: "These people still follow the laws of their ancient religion"
- verb: accept and follow the leadership or command or guidance of
Example: "Let's follow our great helmsman!"
- verb: come as a logical consequence; follow logically
Example: "It follows that your assertion is false"
- verb: come after in time, as a result
Example: "A terrible tsunami followed the earthquake"
- verb: be next
Example: "Mary plays best, with John and Sue following"
- verb: to bring something about at a later time than
Example: "She followed dinner with a brandy"
- verb: grasp the meaning
Example: "Can you follow her argument?"
- verb: behave in accordance or in agreement with
Example: "Follow a pattern"
- verb: travel along a certain course
Example: "Follow the road"
- verb: to travel behind, go after, come after
Example: "The ducklings followed their mother around the pond"
- verb: keep under surveillance
Example: "The police had been following him for weeks but they could not prove his involvement in the bombing"
- verb: choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans
Example: "She followed the feminist movement"
- verb: work in a specific place, with a specific subject, or in a specific function
- verb: act in accordance with someone's rules, commands, or wishes
Example: "Follow these simple rules"
- verb: to be the product or result
- verb: be later in time
Example: "Tuesday always follows Monday"
- verb: follow, discover, or ascertain the course of development of something
Example: "We must follow closely the economic development is Cuba"
- verb: imitate in behavior; take as a model
Example: "Teenagers follow their friends in everything"
- verb: follow in or as if in pursuit
Example: "Her bad deed followed her and haunted her dreams all her life"
- verb: be the successor (of)
Example: "Carter followed Ford"
- verb: follow with the eyes or the mind
Example: "She followed the men with the binoculars"
- verb: keep to
- verb: keep informed
- verb: perform an accompaniment to
Example: "The orchestra could barely follow the frequent pitch changes of the soprano"
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