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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FOLLOWER

A follower who has not yet obtained all that he expects to get.

No man lives in freedom anywhere on earth who is not his debtor and his follower.

It is no flatterer, it is no follower; it never appeals from itself.

He is their leader and not their follower, but in order to lead he must also follow.

And paradise is for her who makes a follower of Moosa into a follower of Mohammed.

You seem to promise that I shall have in you a follower who deals in truth.

Now is man the follower of the sun, and woman the follower of the moon.

He swam long and slow, with his head low: and his eyes watched his follower.

Luckily he was a subordinate, not a wage-slave but a follower—which was a restraint.

Mr. Medland thought that the function of a follower was to follow, and of a leader to lead.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English folgere "retainer, servant, disciple; successor," agent noun from follow. Related: Followers.

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nounattendant, usually in a church
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.