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Meaning of word follow from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

follow   verb

Meaning : To travel behind, go after, come after.

Example : The ducklings followed their mother around the pond.
Please follow the guide through the museum.

किसी के पीछे चलना।

बच्चा अपनी माँ के पीछे चल रहा है।
अनुगमन करना, अनुसरना, पीछे चलना

Move ahead (of others) in time or space.

lead, precede

Meaning : Be later in time.

Example : Tuesday always follows Monday.

Synonyms : postdate

Be earlier in time. Go back further.

Stone tools precede bronze tools.
antecede, antedate, forego, forgo, precede, predate

Meaning : Come as a logical consequence. Follow logically.

Example : It follows that your assertion is false.
The theorem falls out nicely.

Synonyms : fall out

Meaning : Travel along a certain course.

Example : Follow the road.
Follow the trail.

Synonyms : travel along

Meaning : Act in accordance with someone's rules, commands, or wishes.

Example : He complied with my instructions.
You must comply or else!.
Follow these simple rules.
Abide by the rules.

Synonyms : abide by, comply

Meaning : Come after in time, as a result.

Example : A terrible tsunami followed the earthquake.

Synonyms : come after

Meaning : Behave in accordance or in agreement with.

Example : Follow a pattern.
Follow my example.

Synonyms : conform to

Meaning : Be next.

Example : Mary plays best, with John and Sue following.

Meaning : Choose and follow. As of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans.

Example : She followed the feminist movement.
The candidate espouses Republican ideals.

Synonyms : adopt, espouse

Meaning : To bring something about at a later time than.

Example : She followed dinner with a brandy.
He followed his lecture with a question and answer period.

Meaning : Imitate in behavior. Take as a model.

Example : Teenagers follow their friends in everything.

Synonyms : take after

Meaning : Follow, discover, or ascertain the course of development of something.

Example : We must follow closely the economic development is Cuba.
Trace the student's progress.
Trace one's ancestry.

Synonyms : trace

Meaning : Follow with the eyes or the mind.

Example : Keep an eye on the baby, please!.
The world is watching Sarajevo.
She followed the men with the binoculars.

Synonyms : keep an eye on, observe, watch, watch over

किसी वस्तु पर ध्यान रखना जिससे वह बिगड़ने या इधर-उधर न होने पावे।

चूल्हे पर रखे हुए दूध को देखो, कहीं गिर न जाए।
बच्चे को देखिएगा, जरा मैं बाहर से आती हूँ।
ख्याल रखना, देखना, ध्यान रखना, नजर रखना, नज़र रखना, निगरानी रखना

किसी व्यक्ति के कार्य, गतिविधि आदि पर इस प्रकार ध्यान रखना कि कोई अनौचित्य या सीमा का उल्लंघन न होने पाए।

पुलिस अपराधी की गतिविधियों पर नज़र रखी हुई है।
देखना, ध्यान देना, नजर रखना, नज़र रखना, निगरानी रखना

Meaning : Be the successor (of).

Example : Carter followed Ford.
Will Charles succeed to the throne?.

Synonyms : come after, succeed

Be the predecessor of.

Bill preceded John in the long line of Susan's husbands.
come before, precede

Meaning : Perform an accompaniment to.

Example : The orchestra could barely follow the frequent pitch changes of the soprano.

Synonyms : accompany, play along

Meaning : Keep informed.

Example : He kept up on his country's foreign policies.

Synonyms : keep abreast, keep up

Meaning : To be the product or result.

Example : Melons come from a vine.
Understanding comes from experience.

Synonyms : come

Meaning : Accept and follow the leadership or command or guidance of.

Example : Let's follow our great helmsman!.
She followed a guru for years.

Meaning : Adhere to or practice.

Example : These people still follow the laws of their ancient religion.

Meaning : Work in a specific place, with a specific subject, or in a specific function.

Example : He is a herpetologist.
She is our resident philosopher.

Synonyms : be

Meaning : Keep under surveillance.

Example : The police had been following him for weeks but they could not prove his involvement in the bombing.

Synonyms : surveil, survey

Meaning : Follow in or as if in pursuit.

Example : The police car pursued the suspected attacker.
Her bad deed followed her and haunted her dreams all her life.

Synonyms : pursue

किसी का अनुसरण करना।

पुलिस ने बहुत देर तक चोर का पीछा किया।
पछियाना, पीछा करना, पीछे लगना

Meaning : Grasp the meaning.

Example : Can you follow her argument?.
When he lectures, I cannot follow.

Meaning : Keep to.

Example : Stick to your principles.
Stick to the diet.

Synonyms : stick to, stick with


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