follow

What are the hypernyms for follow?

Hypernyms for follow

imitate persist understand examine travel choose check suss out obey act arise spring up be copy hang in analyze canvass go take check up on check over practice behave rise grow simulate hang on analyse canvas move select look into go over apply do develop result persevere hold on study play locomote pick out check out check into use originate uprise ensue

Definitions for follow

  • verb - keep informed; "He kept up on his country's foreign policies"
  • verb - behave in accordance or in agreement with; "Follow a pattern"; "Follow my example"
  • verb - keep to; "Stick to your principles"; "stick to the diet"
  • verb - grasp the meaning; "Can you follow her argument?"; "When he lectures
  • verb - follow
  • verb - perform an accompaniment to; "The orchestra could barely follow the frequent pitch changes of the soprano"
  • verb - imitate in behavior; take as a model; "Teenagers follow their friends in everything"
  • verb - travel along a certain course; "follow the road"; "follow the trail"
  • verb - to travel behind
  • verb - 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"
  • verb - keep under surveillance; "The police had been following him for weeks but they could not prove his involvement in the bombing"
  • verb - choose and follow; as of theories
  • verb - be the successor (of); "Carter followed Ford"; "Will Charles succeed to the throne?"
  • verb - work in a specific place
  • verb - follow with the eyes or the mind; "Keep an eye on the baby
  • verb - act in accordance with someone's rules
  • verb - adhere to or practice; "These people still follow the laws of their ancient religion"
  • verb - accept and follow the leadership or command or guidance of; "Let's follow our great helmsman!"; "She followed a guru for years"
  • verb - to be the product or result; "Melons come from a vine"; "Understanding comes from experience"
  • verb - be later in time; "Tuesday always follows Monday"
  • verb - come as a logical consequence; follow logically; "It follows that your assertion is false"; "the theorem falls out nicely"
  • verb - come after in time
  • verb - be next; "Mary plays best
  • verb - 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"
  • Pronounciation of follow

    British Female Listen
    British Male Listen
    American Female Listen
    American Male Listen

    Synonyms for follow

    stick to accompany surveil succeed observe abide by keep up stick with take after survey come after watch over come keep abreast trace travel along adopt be keep an eye on postdate conform to play along pursue espouse watch comply fall out

    Antonyms for follow

    precede

    Holonyms for follow

    No holonyms found for follow.

    Hyponyms for follow

    heel fall back carry trail dog adhere supplant supercede guard accommodate ascend fall behind stalk tail go after stick replace vet invigilate toe the line lag tailgate chase tag track accede supersede cox proctor conform to go by dawdle shadow chase after give chase haunt enter supervene upon keep tabs on oblige

    Meronyms for follow

    No meronyms found for follow.

    Sounds like follow

    fable fail faille fall Falla fallal fallow fall away fal la fa la feeble feebly feel fell fella fellah felloe fellow felly fibula file file away filial fill fille filly fipple FL flail flaw