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Definition of follow:

  1. The art or process of following; specif., in some games, as billiards, a stroke causing a ball to follow another ball after hitting it. Also used adjectively; as, follow shot.
  2. To accept as authority; to adopt the opinions of; to obey; to yield to; to take as a rule of action; as, to follow good advice.
  3. To copy after; to take as an example.
  4. To endeavor to overtake; to go in pursuit of; to chase; to pursue; to prosecute.
  5. To go or come after; - used in the various senses of the transitive verb: To pursue; to attend; to accompany; to be a result; to imitate.
  6. To go or come after; to move behind in the same path or direction; hence, to go with ( a leader, guide, etc.); to accompany; to attend.
  7. To result from, as an effect from a cause, or an inference from a premise.
  8. To succeed in order of time, rank, or office.
  9. To walk in, as a road or course; to attend upon closely, as a profession or calling.
  10. To watch, as a receding object; to keep the eyes fixed upon while in motion; to keep the mind upon while in progress, as a speech, musical performance, etc.; also, to keep up with; to understand the meaning, connection, or force of, as of a course of thought or argument.


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