follow[ fol-oh ]SEE DEFINITION OF follow
Synonyms for follow
- be subsequent to
- come after
- come from
- come next
- go after
- go next
- proceed from
- spring from
Antonyms for follow
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FOLLOW
As you do not propose to follow the sea, it will not be worth while to go as cabin-boy.
The marsh appears to follow along the south side of the range.
We could follow the blood-drops for a long way over the stones.
"You see we do not follow the English style," said the smooth hostess to Philip.
Reconstruction, readjustment, restoration all these must follow.
What have I done that you should follow me with this relentless spite?
The next question was, whether it was possible to follow them.
He could follow his target as though a magnetic power attracted his rifle.
Someone, as he crossed the room, whirled to follow him with a glance.
This artist, in the words of Lanzi, "was the first to see and follow light."
Old English folgian, fylgan "follow, accompany; follow after, pursue," also "obey, apply oneself to a practice or calling," from West Germanic *fulg- (cf. Old Saxon folgon, Old Frisian folgia, Middle Dutch volghen, Dutch volgen, Old High German folgen, German folgen, Old Norse fylgja "to follow").
Probably originally a compound, *full-gan with a sense of "full-going;" the sense then shifting to "serve, go with as an attendant" (cf. fulfill). Related: Followed; following. To follow one's nose "go straight on" first attested 1590s. "The full phrase is, 'Follow your nose, and you are sure to go straight.' " [Farmer].