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Synonyms for ensue
ɛnˈsu

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. result, ensue(verb)

    issue or terminate (in a specified way, state, etc.); end

    "result in tragedy"

    Synonyms:
    result, leave, lead

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. ensue

    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, come after, copy, follow, go after, heed, imitate, obey, observe, practise, pursue, result, succeed

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. ensue

    Synonyms:
    follow, accrue, supervise, befall

    Antonyms:
    precede, threaten, premonish, forewarn

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ensue(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    follow, succeed, come after, be subsequent

  2. ensue(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    issue, arise, spring, flow, come, result, proceed, accrue

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How to use ensue in a sentence?

  1. Adriana Beltrn:

    It is going to ensue into a battle.

  2. Ben Carson:

    Irrational decisions and violence often ensue, with few legal consequences for the individuals involved. seven years ago, the country was promised change that it could believe in. The emptiness of that promise notwithstanding, real change ultimately resides in each of us.

  3. Wolfango Piccoli:

    Davutoglu's likely early exit as party leader and PM constitutes another episode that show that Erdogan's dominance over the AKP and the executive is absolute and unchallenged, in the short term policy paralysis will prevail and then, once a new party leader is elected, a more incisive effort to amend the constitution could ensue.

  4. Public Prosecutions Keriako Tobiko:

    Upon independent review...I have found no evidence to support the allegation about the alleged misappropriation of 250 billion shillings or any part thereof, further, I have found no evidence disclosing any criminality of any government officials. In the premises and, as matters stand now, there is no evidence upon which a prosecution may ensue.

  5. Wolfango Piccoli:

    In the short term policy paralysis will prevail and then, once a new party leader is elected, a more incisive effort to amend the constitution could ensue.


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