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See definition of follows on Dictionary.com
  • verbtake the place of
  • verbtrail, pursue physically
  • verbact in accordance with
  • verbunderstand

synonyms for follows

  • pursue
  • chase
  • displace
  • ensue
  • postdate
  • replace
  • result
  • succeed
  • supersede
  • supervene
  • supplant
  • be subsequent to
  • come after
  • come from
  • come next
  • go after
  • go next
  • proceed from
  • spring from
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antonyms for follows

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  • precede
  • avoid
  • disregard
  • go before
  • lead
  • misunderstand
  • neglect
  • pass over
  • scorn
  • shun
  • slight
  • lead
  • go before
  • clash
  • disagree
  • oppose
  • fight
  • differ
  • overlook
  • let go
  • neglect
  • misunderstand
  • scorn
  • avoid
  • precede
  • slight
  • shun
  • pass over
  • disobey
  • deny
  • reject
  • release
  • refuse
  • disregard
  • ignore
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How to use follows in a sentence

With childlike confidence he follows the advice of some more or less honest dealer.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Then follows an account of the life of the Jesuit prisoners, in Virginia and England.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
This slaughter is accompanied by the tabagie and what follows it—namely, the singing and dancing.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
High rent, says the economist, does not make big prices: it merely follows as a consequence or result of them.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
One way is as follows:—“Hear the sledges with the bells—silver bells.”
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
Then follows the first meeting of the bankrupt's creditors, within thirty days after the adjudication.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
In order to understand what follows we must make a short excursion into the realm of acoustics.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
As the expression, "every knee shall bow to me," cannot be confined to that alone, so neither can that which immediately follows.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
Me alone they cannot kill, so long as maiden and man meet together or the spring follows the winter rains.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
Religion follows the new ideas, and in two of the older deities of the fields develops the notions of justice and war.
THE RELIGION OF ANCIENT ROMECYRIL BAILEY
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