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follow
verb (followed , following )
1 tr & intr (also follow after someone) to go or come after them, either immediately or shortly afterwards.
2 to accompany someone; to go with them.
3 to secretly go after someone to find out what they are doing; to pursue stealthily.
4 to accept someone as leader or authority.
5 intr (sometimes follow from something) to result from it; to be a consequence of it It follows that John will arrive around 2pm .
6 to go along (a road, etc), alongside (a river, etc) or on the path marked by (signs).
7 to watch someone or something as they or it move His eyes followed her up the street .
8 to do something in a particular way; to practise it follow a life of self-denial follow a trade .
9 to conform to something follows a familiar pattern .
10 to obey (advice, etc).
11 tr & intr to copy follow her example .
12 tr & intr to understand Do you follow me?
13 to read (a piece of writing or music) while listening to a performance of it.
14 to take a keen interest in (a sport, etc) Fiona avidly follows football .
[Anglo-Saxon folgian ]
as follows as announced immediately after this, or shown in the text below.
follow suit
1 cards to play a card of the same suit as the one which is leading for that hand.
2 to do what someone else has done without thinking much about it.
follow on cricket said of a side: to play a follow-on.
follow on from someone to start where they left off.
follow something out to carry out (eg instructions) fully, or to their required conclusion.
follow through or follow something through tennis , golf to continue the action of (a stroke) after hitting the ball. See also follow-through.
follow something through or up to pursue (an idea, a project, etc) beyond its early stages, and often to fruition; to investigate or test it.
follow something up to take the next step after a particular procedure followed up their investigations with a detailed report . See also follow-up.


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