An example of to follow is to click on the “follow” button by someone’s name on Twitter.
Do you follow my argument?
An example of to follow is a policeman chasing after a potential criminal.
An example of to follow is a child to enter her school room right after her best friend.
Your conclusion does not follow your premise.
Night follows day.
Followed my example and resigned.
If you ignore your diet, trouble will follow.
To follow a conversation intently.
Follow a spiritual master; rebels who refused to follow their leader.
Followed family traditions.
She followed her lecture with a question-and-answer period. The band followed its hit album with a tour.
Follow the right road.
To follow praise with blame.
Monroe followed Madison as president.
To follow a trade.
To follow rules.
To follow local politics.
Do you follow me?
Follow that car!
B follows A in the alphabet.
We both ordered the soup, with roast beef to follow.
Follow these instructions to the letter.
Do you follow me?
I followed the incumbent throughout the election.
It follows that if two numbers are not equal then one is larger than the other.
Disease often follows malnutrition.
- As will be stated next. Used to introduce a specified enumeration, explanation, or command.
- To move straight ahead or in a direct path.
- To be guided by instinct:Had no formal training but became a success by following his nose.
- To play a card of the same suit as the one led.
- To do as another has done; follow an example.
- as will next be told or explained
- to carry out fully or completely
- to continue and complete a stroke or swing after hitting or releasing the ball or puck
- to continue and complete an action
- to follow closely and persistently
- to carry out fully
- to add to the effectiveness of by doing something more
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of follow
- Middle English folowen from Old English folgian
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition