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followed suit

verb as in imitate what someone else is doing

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San Francisco was the first city to pass one in 2006; since then, 14 other cities and three states have followed suit.

Fellow Kurdish prisoners of conscience in other cities across Iran have followed suit.

Gawker followed suit with a piece by Tyrone Palmer in September.

And now, the vast majority of the U.S. Senate has followed suit.

James and Dolley Madison reportedly followed suit in 1813 at their Second Inaugural Ball.

Almost immediately they took up the dance again, and I and my partner followed suit.

The girls followed suit, and it did not take them long afterward to discover that they were very hungry.

Cousin Teresa followed suit with Miss Naylor, both very solemn, and dancing quite different steps.

He changed back to his Dionysian form, circling warily until Mars had followed suit.

Kulman followed suit by leaving me, after giving low-voiced instructions that I must follow the old man.


On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to follow suit, such as: follow in the footsteps of, follow the example of, and jump on the bandwagon.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.