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Synonym of Following

Following Synonyme from Moby Thesaurus

Moby Thesaurus
Synonyms and related words:
adherent, after, afterlife, alike, aped, appendage, appendant, attendance, attendant, audience, behind, below, body of retainers, buff, bugging, cadet, cavaliere servente, chase, clientage, clientele, cloak-and-dagger work, cohort, coming, coming after, consecution, consecutive, consecutiveness, consequent, consequential, consimilar, continuation, continuity, copied, copying, cortege, counterespionage, counterfeit, counterfeiting, counterintelligence, court, courtier, cynegetic, dangler, deducible, dependent, derivable, derivational, derivative, descent, disciple, dogging, electronic surveillance, emulation, ensuing, entourage, ersatz, espial, espionage, extension, fake, fakery, fan, favoring, final, fishing, flunky, follow, follow-up, follower, forgery, future time, halieutic, hanger-on, hangover, henchman, hit-off, homme de cour, homogeneous, hue and cry, hunting, identical, imitated, imitation, impersonation, imposture, impression, in full cry, in hot pursuit, in pursuit, infenible, intelligence, intelligence work, junior, lateness, later, like, line, lineage, lineal, logical sequence, military intelligence, mimesis, mimicked, mirroring, mock, nearly reproduced, next, next life, not unlike, observation, onomatopoeia, order, order of succession, parasite, parody, partisan, phony, piscatorial, piscatory, plagiarism, plagiary, postdate, postdating, posterior, posteriority, postposition, postpositional, postpositive, procession, progression, prolongation, prosecution, provenience, proximate, public, puisne, pursuance, pursuant, pursuer, pursuing, pursuit, pursuivant, quest, questing, remainder, repetition, resembling, resultant, resulting, retinue, rotation, rout, satellite, searching, secret police, secret service, sectary, seeking, sequacious, sequence, sequent, sequential, series, shadow, shadowing, similar, simulated, simulation, since, smacking of, something like, spying, stakeout, stalking, stooge, subjunction, subsequence, subsequent, subsequent to, succeeding, succession, successive, successiveness, successor, suffixation, suffixed, suggestive of, suite, supervenience, supervention, supporter, surveillance, synthetic, tagtail, tail, tailing, takeoff, tracking, tracking down, trailing, train, trainbearer, uniform with, votary, ward heeler, wiretap, wiretapping, younger


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WordNet 2.0

1. a group of followers or enthusiasts
(synonym) followers
(hypernym) multitude, masses, mass, hoi polloi, people
(hyponym) claque
(member-meronym) fan, buff, devotee, lover
(derivation) follow
2. the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture; "the culprit started to run and the cop took off in pursuit"
(synonym) pursuit, chase
(hypernym) motion, movement, move
(hyponym) trailing, tracking
(derivation) pursue, follow

1. going or proceeding or coming after in the same direction; "the crowd of following cars made the occasion seem like a parade"; "tried to outrun the following footsteps"
(antonym) leading
(similar) pursuing
2. in the desired direction; "a following wind"
(synonym) following(a)
(similar) favorable, favourable
3. immediately following in time or order; "the following day"; "next in line"; "the next president"; "the next item on the list"
(synonym) next
(similar) succeeding(a)
4. about to be mentioned or specified; "the following items"
(synonym) following(a), undermentioned
(similar) succeeding(a)


1. to travel behind, go after, come after; "The ducklings followed their mother around the pond"; "Please follow the guide through the museum"
(antonym) precede, lead
(hypernym) travel, go, move, locomote
(hyponym) lag, dawdle, fall back, fall behind
(derivation) follower
2. be later in time; "Tuesday always follows Monday"
(synonym) postdate
(verb-group) come after
3. come as a logical consequence; follow logically; "It follows that your assertion is false"; "the theorem falls out nicely"
(synonym) fall out
(hypernym) result, ensue
4. travel along a certain course; "follow the road"; "follow the trail"
(synonym) travel along
(hypernym) travel, go, move, locomote
(hyponym) heel
5. act in accordance with someone's rules, commands, or wishes; "He complied with my instructions"; "You must comply or else!"; "Follow these simple rules"; "abide by the rules"
(synonym) comply, abide by
(hypernym) obey
(hyponym) oblige, accommodate
(verb-group) stick to, stick with
6. come after in time, as a result; "A terrible tsunami followed the earthquake"
(synonym) come after
(hypernym) result, ensue
(verb-group) postdate
7. behave in accordance or in agreement with; "Follow a pattern"; "Follow my example"
(synonym) conform to
(hypernym) imitate, copy, simulate
(hyponym) go by
8. be next; "Mary plays best, with John and Sue following"
(hypernym) be
(verb-group) come after
9. choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans; "She followed the feminist movement"; "The candidate espouses Republican ideals"
(synonym) adopt, espouse
(hypernym) choose, take, select, pick out
(hyponym) adhere, stick
(verb-group) comply, abide by
(derivation) following, followers
10. to bring something about at a later time than; "She followed dinner with a brandy"; "He followed his lecture with a question and answer period"
11. imitate in behavior; take as a model; "Teenagers follow their friends in everything"
(synonym) take after
(hypernym) imitate, copy, simulate
12. follow, discover, or ascertain the course of development of something; "We must follow closely the economic development is Cuba" ; "trace the student's progress"
(synonym) trace
(hypernym) analyze, analyse, study, examine, canvass, canvas
(verb-group) watch, observe, watch over, keep an eye on
13. follow with the eyes or the mind; "Keep an eye on the baby, please!"; "The world is watching Sarajevo"; "She followed the men with the binoculars"
(synonym) watch, observe, watch over, keep an eye on
(hypernym) check, check up on, look into, check out, suss out, check over, go over, check into
(hyponym) keep tabs on
(verb-group) trace
14. be the successor (of); "Carter followed Ford"; "Will Charles succeed to the throne?"
(synonym) succeed, come after
(hyponym) accede, enter
15. perform an accompaniment to; "The orchestra could barely follow the frequent pitch changes of the soprano"
(synonym) play along, accompany
(hypernym) play
(classification) music
16. keep informed; "He kept up on his country's foreign policies"
(synonym) keep up, keep abreast
(verb-group) trace
17. to be the product or result; "Melons come from a vine"; "Understanding comes from experience"
(synonym) come
(hypernym) originate, arise, rise, develop, uprise, spring up, grow
(verb-group) come
18. accept and follow the leadership or command or guidance of; "Let's follow our great helmsman!"; "She followed a guru for years"
(hypernym) act, behave, do
(derivation) follower
19. adhere to or practice; "These people still follow the laws of their ancient religion"
(hypernym) practice, apply, use
20. work in a specific place, with a specific subject, or in a specific function; "He is a herpetologist"; "She is our resident philosopher"
(synonym) be
(hyponym) vet
21. keep under surveillance; "The police had been following him for weeks but they could not prove his involvement in the bombing"
(synonym) surveil, survey
(verb-group) pursue
22. follow in or as if in pursuit; "The police car pursued the suspected attacker"; "Her bad deed followed her and haunted her dreams all her life"
(synonym) pursue
(hypernym) travel, go, move, locomote
(hyponym) stalk
(verb-group) surveil, survey
(derivation) follower
23. grasp the meaning; "Can you follow her argument?"; "When he lectures, I cannot follow"
(hypernym) understand
24. keep to; "Stick to your principles"; "stick to the diet"
(synonym) stick to, stick with
(hypernym) persevere, persist, hang in, hang on, hold on
(verb-group) comply, abide by

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