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To occur or follow as the consequence of something
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“A revolt would follow from the president's decision to raise fuel taxes.”
To act on, or put into action, a request
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Follow the detailed directions on the back of the box to toast your pop-tarts.”
To move behind in the same direction
“We know where the bar is, so follow us.”
To pursue in order to keep track of, or to apprehend, someone
Follow that car, and don't let them get away!”
To stealthily trail or watch
“The detective would quietly follow the suspect, hoping not to arouse his suspicion in the process.”
To physically go along with
“My dog would follow me on all of my hikes through the backcountry.”
To act according to specified rules
“Please follow the company's code of conduct while you are employed here.”
(of a speaker, theory or argument) To understand the meaning of
“Well, if Einstein couldn't follow string theory, me on the couch with a bag of potato chips won't either.”
To take as a model for emulation
“Stevie Ray Vaughan's guitar playing technique would heavily follow Jimi Hendrix's style.”
To make one's way via a given path or trail
“To get to your destination, just follow this road to the end, and then turn to your right.”
To succeed one's predecessor in a given position or role
“He had many fresh new ideas and was excited to follow his father as head of the family business.”
To occur or follow after, or as the consequence of, something
“There have been no other known incidents of alleged misconduct that follow the original lawsuit.”
To take an active interest in or be an avid supporter of
“When I was younger, I was a great fan of basketball and would follow the Chicago Bulls.”
To keep informed of
“As an accountant, it is my job to follow the latest financial laws.”
(of music) To perform an accompaniment to
“The drummer started with a funky beat, and the other musicians would follow accordingly.”
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