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Definition of Follow

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.

Follow Quotations

Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma - which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.
Steve Jobs

Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.
Albert Camus

Follow your passion, be prepared to work hard and sacrifice, and, above all, don't let anyone limit your dreams.
Donovan Bailey

Sometimes, in order to follow our moral compass and/or our hearts, we have to make unpopular decisions or stand up for what we believe in. It can be difficult and even frightening to go against the grain, whether it's a personal disagreement with a friend, partner, or family member or a professional decision that affects coworkers and colleagues.
Tabatha Coffey

Each of us has a vision of good and of evil. We have to encourage people to move towards what they think is good... Everyone has his own idea of good and evil and must choose to follow the good and fight evil as he conceives them. That would be enough to make the world a better place.
Pope Francis
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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
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