Complete Definition of "follow"

English

rank|trees|filled|visit|638|follow|chance|happened|broken

Etymology
Old English folġian

Pronunciation
(Received Pronunciation|UK) IPA|/ˈfɒləʊ/
(General American|US) IPA|/ˈfɑloʊ/
audio|en-us-follow.ogg|Audio (US)
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ɒləʊ|-ɒləʊ

Verb
en-verb

  1. transitive To go or come after in physical space.

#:Follow that car!

  1. transitive To go or come after in a sequence.

#:B follows A in the alphabet.

  1. transitive To carry out in accordance to (orders, instructions, etc).

#:Follow these instructions to the letter.

  1. transitive To live one's live according to (religion, teachings, etc).
  2. transitive To understand, to pay attention to.

#:Do you follow me?

  1. transitive To watch, to keep track of (reports of) some event or person.

#:I followed the incumbent throughout the election.

  1. transitive To be a logical consequence of.

#:It follows that no real number may have a negative square.

Translations

trans-top|go or come after in physical space
Czech: sledovat
Danish: følge
Finnish: seurata
French: suivre
German: folgen
Ido: sequar
Italian: seguire
trans-mid
Latin: sequi
Portuguese: seguir
Slovene: slediti
Spanish: seguir
Swedish: följa
Telugu: వెంబడించు (veMbaDiMchu)
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trans-top|go or come after in a sequence
German: folgen (auf)
trans-mid
Portuguese: seguir
Slovene: slediti
Swedish: följa
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trans-top|carry out in accordance to
German: folgen
trans-mid
Portuguese: seguir
Slovene: slediti
Swedish: följa
Tamil: பின்தொடர் (pinthodar)
Telugu: అనుసరించు (anusariMchu)
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trans-top|live one's live according to
French: se plier à
German: folgen
trans-mid
Portuguese: seguir
Swedish: följa
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trans-top|understand
German: folgen
trans-mid
Slovene: slediti
Swedish: hänga med, förstå, fatta (slang), haja (slang)
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trans-top|to be a logical consequence of
Czech: plynout
German: folgen
trans-mid
Swedish: följa
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Related terms
follower
following
follow on

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