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Definitions of follow:

part of speech: verb intransitive

To go or come after another; result.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To come after another; to result.

part of speech: verb transitive

To go or come after; pursue; succeed in order; accompany; attend; support the opinions or cause of; imitate or conform to; watch or attend to closely; to practice; as, to follow a profession.

part of speech: verb

SUCCEED, ENSUE. Follow and succeed are applied to persons or things; ensue, in modern literature, to things only. Follow denotes the mere going in order in a track or line, but tells nothing of the relative positions, in respect of either place or time, of the individuals; succeed, implying a regular series, denotes the being in the same place which another has held immediately before; as, a crowd may follow, but only one person or event can succeed to another. Ensue is to follow close upon, to follow as the effect of, or on some settled principle of order; as, nothing but suffering can ensue from such a course.

part of speech: verb

To go after or behind; to come after; to attend; to pursue; to result from or ensue; to adopt.

part of speech: verb transitive

To go after or behind; to pursue; to attend; to imitate; to obey; to adopt, as an opinion; to keep the eye or mind fixed on; to pursue, as an object of desire; to result from; ( B.) to strive to obtain.

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