1. To travel behind, go after, come after (synset 202002464)
    "The ducklings followed their mother around the pond"; "Please follow the guide through the museum"
  2. Be later in time (synset 202718647)
    "Tuesday always follows Monday"
  3. Come as a logical consequence;
    Follow logically (synset 202726024)
    "It follows that your assertion is false"; "the theorem falls out nicely"
  4. Travel along a certain course (synset 201995963)
    "follow the road"; "follow the trail"
  5. Act in accordance with someone's rules, commands, or wishes (synset 202547977)
    "He complied with my instructions"; "You must comply or else!"; "Follow these simple rules"; "abide by the rules"
  6. Come after in time, as a result (synset 202726229)
    "A terrible tsunami followed the earthquake"
  7. Behave in accordance or in agreement with (synset 200150596)
    "Follow a pattern"; "Follow my example"
  8. Be next (synset 202726419)
    "Mary plays best, with John and Sue following"
  9. Choose and follow;
    As of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans (synset 202351891)
    "She followed the feminist movement"; "The candidate espouses Republican ideals"
  10. To bring something about at a later time than (synset 202726572)
    "She followed dinner with a brandy"; "He followed his lecture with a question and answer period"
  11. Imitate in behavior;
    Take as a model (synset 201748331)
    "Teenagers follow their friends in everything"
  12. Follow, discover, or ascertain the course of development of something (synset 200731071)
    "We must follow closely the economic development is Cuba"; "trace the student's progress"; "trace one's ancestry"
  13. Follow with the eyes or the mind (synset 202460829)
    "Keep an eye on the baby, please!"; "The world is watching Sarajevo"; "She followed the men with the binoculars"
  14. Be the successor (of) (synset 202411715)
    "Carter followed Ford"; "Will Charles succeed to the throne?"
  15. Perform an accompaniment to (synset 201732234)
    "The orchestra could barely follow the frequent pitch changes of the soprano"
  16. Keep informed (synset 200118572)
    "He kept up on his country's foreign policies"
  17. To be the product or result (synset 202631420)
    "Melons come from a vine"; "Understanding comes from experience"
  18. Accept and follow the leadership or command or guidance of (synset 202606252)
    "Let's follow our great helmsman!"; "She followed a guru for years"
  19. Adhere to or practice (synset 202567612)
    "These people still follow the laws of their ancient religion"
  20. Work in a specific place, with a specific subject, or in a specific function (synset 202450790)
    "He is a herpetologist"; "She is our resident philosopher"
  21. Keep under surveillance (synset 202203116)
    "The police had been following him for weeks but they could not prove his involvement in the bombing"
  22. Follow in or as if in pursuit (synset 202004900)
    "The police car pursued the suspected attacker"; "Her bad deed followed her and haunted her dreams all her life"
  23. Grasp the meaning (synset 200591133)
    "Can you follow her argument?"; "When he lectures, I cannot follow"
  24. Keep to (synset 200352060)
    "Stick to your principles"; "stick to the diet"

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