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Synonyms for following
ˈfɒl oʊ ɪŋfol·low·ing

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Wiktionary5.0 / 1 vote

  1. followingnoun

    aforesaid, aforementioned, abovementioned

  2. followingadjective

    Coming next, either in sequence or in time

    See the following section.

    abovementioned, aforementioned, aforesaid

  3. followingadjective

    Something to be mentioned immediately later. Used with the definite article the.

    The following words have no definition . . .

    aforesaid, abovementioned, aforementioned

  4. followingadjective

    The following wind sped us on our way.

    aforementioned, aforesaid, abovementioned

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. following, followersnoun

    a group of followers or enthusiasts

    followers, chase, pursuit, pursual

    preceding(a), directive, directing, unfavourable, unfavorable, guiding, directional, leading

  2. pursuit, chase, pursual, followingadjective

    the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture

    "the culprit started to run and the cop took off in pursuit"

    sideline, quest, pursuance, pastime, pursual, spare-time activity, avocation, followers, hobby, chase, by-line, pursuit, interest

    guiding, preceding(a), directing, unfavourable, directional, directive, unfavorable, leading

  3. following(a), undermentionedadjective

    about to be mentioned or specified

    "the following items"

    directive, leading, directional, unfavourable, guiding, preceding(a), unfavorable, directing

  4. following, nextadjective

    immediately following in time or order

    "the following day"; "next in line"; "the next president"; "the next item on the list"

    side by side(p), next, undermentioned, succeeding(a), following(a), future(a), adjacent

    guiding, unfavorable, preceding(a), directive, directional, leading, unfavourable, directing

  5. followingadjective

    going or proceeding or coming after in the same direction

    "the crowd of following cars made the occasion seem like a parade"; "tried to outrun the following footsteps"

    following(a), undermentioned, next

    preceding(a), leading, unfavourable, directional, directing, guiding, directive, unfavorable

  6. following(a)adjective

    in the desired direction

    "a following wind"

    directional, unfavorable, guiding, leading, preceding(a), directing, directive, unfavourable

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. followingadjective

    succeeding, ensuing, consecutive, pursuant

  2. followingnoun

    pursuance, pursuing, pursuit, sequence, consecution, succession, adherents, dependents, retinue, vocation, trade, profession, business

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  1. Loren Weisman:

    Consider following through with endurance over just following the latest trend, book, course or claim of the moment.

  2. Plato:

    Nothing can be more absurd than the practice that prevails in our country of men and women not following the same pursuits with all their strengths and with one mind, for thus, the state instead of being whole is reduced to half.

  3. Mike Holland:

    It was a nice U.S. opening to new highs and then you ended up with consumer confidence giving people an excuse to take profits. That said, you do have continuing support for the bulls from the ECB's Draghi and China, which are both following the BOJ's lead which is following the U.S.'s lead for the last six years.

  4. Anthony Fauci:

    Immunity wanes, whether that's immunity following infection or immunity following vaccine, even though the immediate protection following infection or vaccine is generally good protection, if you were infected with BA.1, you really don't have a lot of good protections against BA.4/5.

  5. Mark Twain:

    There are two times in a man's life when he should not speculate when he can't afford it, and when he can. - from Following the Equator

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