Definition of following :
1. ( In the field of a telescope) In the direction from which stars are apparently moving ( in consequence of the earth's rotation); as, a small star, north following or south following. In the direction toward which stars appear to move is called preceding.
2. Next after; succeeding; ensuing; as, the assembly was held on the following day.
3. of Follow
4. One's followers, adherents, or dependents, collectively.
5. Vocation; business; profession.
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following (part of speech: verb)
pursuing (part of speech: verb)
occurring (part of speech: verb)
posterior (part of speech: adjective)
sequencing (part of speech: verb)
different time (part of speech: adjective)
ensuing (part of speech: verb)
succeeding (part of speech: verb)
henceforth, successive, in the wake of, in full cry, on the scent, by and by, a while later, in pursuit of, coming, after a while, in search of, afterwards, coming after, afterward, latter, presently, rear, back, later on, hinder, directly after
- Before they got through, they wished that they had not been so headlong as the following tale, now to be unfolded, will indicate. - "The War After the War", Isaac Frederick Marcosson.
- On the following morning Sir Thomas did not come out to breakfast. - "Castle Richmond", Anthony Trollope.
- No one needed to be told, however, for none could help following him. - "The End of the Rainbow", Marian Keith.