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come af·ter

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. come after

    Anything that comes after or goes after another, either in space or in time, is said to follow it. A servant follows or attends his master; a victorious general may follow the retiring enemy merely to watch and hold him in check; he chases or pursues with intent to overtake and attack; the chase is closer and hotter than the pursuit. (Compare synonyms for HUNT.) One event may follow another either with or without special connection; if it ensues, there is some orderly connection; as, the ensuing year; if it results from another, there is some relation of effect, consequence, or inference. A clerk observes his employer's directions. A child obeys his parent's commands, follows or copies his example, imitates his speech and manners. The compositor follows copy; the incoming succeeds the outgoing official.

    Synonyms:
    accompany, attend, chase, copy, ensue, follow, go after, heed, imitate, obey, observe, practise, pursue, result, succeed

Princeton's WordNet

  1. follow, come afterverb

    come after in time, as a result

    "A terrible tsunami followed the earthquake"

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

  2. succeed, come after, followverb

    be the successor (of)

    "Carter followed Ford"; "Will Charles succeed to the throne?"

    Synonyms:
    keep up, take after, adopt, watch over, comply, stick with, keep an eye on, deliver the goods, be, travel along, win, come, observe, play along, abide by, watch, trace, follow, surveil, accompany, fall out, postdate, bring home the bacon, pursue, keep abreast, stick to, survey, come through, espouse, conform to, succeed

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Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. come after

    Synonyms:
    follow, succeed

    Antonyms:
    precede, antecede

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How to use come after in a sentence?

  1. Eric Seyfried:

    If you're afraid to take on a bully because the bully is going to come after you, maybe you're not supposed to be president of the United States.

  2. Benjamin Risha:

    I ’m looking back at Benjamin Risha, this man now, and realizing so much of my life involved maneuvering around this human being so he would n’t come after me … So much time had gone by. And I ca n’t get that back.

  3. Robert Fico:

    The security of Slovakia and its citizens is our priority, claims by migrants come after that. We will protect Slovakia, you can count on us.

  4. State Departments:

    In addition to threatening the U.S. with a possible attack, Abuhamzehs remarksthat the targets had been previously identified by Iran seemed to confirm the State Departments statement regarding the motivation behind the airstrike. Qassem Soleimani FUNERAL PROCESSION IN BAGHDAD DRAWS THOUSANDS OF MOURNERS CHANTING AMERICA IS THE GREAT SATAN Qassem Soleimani comments come after it U.S. defense officials told Fox News that more than 3,000 troops from the 82nd Airborne Divisions 1st Brigade Combat Team would be deployed to Kuwait. Irans top shadow commander, as Qassem Soleimani was known, was responsible for the deaths of hundreds of American and coalition service members and the wounding of thousands more. According to the State Departments, the airstrike was aimed at deterring future Iranian attack plans. Qassem Soleimani was actively developing plans to attack American diplomats and service members in Iraq and throughout the region, the United States will continue to take all necessary action to protect our people and our interests wherever they are around the world. Mourners gathering in the streets of Baghdad Saturday for Soleimanis funeral procession. Dressed in black military fatigues, the mostly male-dominated group carried Iraqi flags and the flags of Iran-backed militias that are fiercely loyal to Qassem Soleimani. In this image made from a video, mourners gather for a funeral procession for Gen. Qassem Soleimani, in Baghdad Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020. ( PMF Media Office via AP) They were heard chanting.

  5. Lauri Wright:

    Often, (the maggots) come after the food has been prepared, has been cooked, and when it’s sitting out.


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