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come af·ter

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  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

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  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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  1. come after

    Synonyms:
    follow, succeed

    Antonyms:
    precede, antecede

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  1. Maria Baronova:

    This woman is brave, and believe me, it’s not easy to be this brave because she may not find another job … the Russian government is very oppressive in terms of the media and they can come after her.

  2. President Barack Obama:

    This was a pretty shameful day for Washington, it came down to politics -- the worry that that vocal minority of gun owners would come after them in future elections.

  3. Michael Cohens:

    I will make sure that you and I meet one day while we're in the courthouse. And I will take you for every penny you still don't have. And I will come after your Daily Beast and everybody else that you possibly know, you're going to have judgments against you, so much money, you'll never know how to get out from underneath it.

  4. Benjamin Risha:

    I found Benjamin Risha looking in the mirror, 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.

  5. De Niro:

    There are people out there who just don't get it and they don't have a higher interest, if you will, in the betterment of the country even, it's just about them and they're a minority and they're dangerous and they're given a voice and everybody is entitled to have a voice but not when it's a voice like that. I'm sorry, then you're wrong. Then you have to either be quiet or learn that you are not right when you want to hurt other people and come after them with the white supremacy and all that other stuff and that hate, you're wrong.


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