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Definition of Follow


  1. To go or come after; to move behind in the same path or direction; hence, to go with (a leader, guide, etc.); to accompany; to attend.
  2. To endeavor to overtake; to go in pursuit of; to chase; to pursue; to prosecute.
  3. To accept as authority; to adopt the opinions of; to obey; to yield to; to take as a rule of action; as, to follow good advice.
  4. To copy after; to take as an example.
  5. To succeed in order of time, rank, or office.
  6. To result from, as an effect from a cause, or an inference from a premise.
  7. To watch, as a receding object; to keep the eyes fixed upon while in motion; to keep the mind upon while in progress, as a speech, musical performance, etc.; also, to keep up with; to understand the meaning, connection, or force of, as of a course of thought or argument.
  8. To walk in, as a road or course; to attend upon closely, as a profession or calling.
  9. To go or come after; -- used in the various senses of the transitive verb: To pursue; to attend; to accompany; to be a result; to imitate.
  10. The art or process of following; specif., in some games, as billiards, a stroke causing a ball to follow another ball after hitting it. Also used adjectively; as, follow shot.
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Follow Translations

follow in Afrikaans is volg
follow in Dutch is opvolgen, handelen volgens
follow in Finnish is seurata
follow in French is suivre, suivez, respecter, suivons, ensuivent
follow in German is folgen, folgen, verfolgen
follow in Italian is conseguire, inseguire
follow in Portuguese is sequir, siga
follow in Spanish is perseguir, seguir