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Synonyms for following
ˈfɒl oʊ ɪŋfol·low·ing

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  1. followingnoun

    Antonyms:
    aforesaid, aforementioned, abovementioned

  2. followingadjective

    Coming next, either in sequence or in time

    See the following section.

    Antonyms:
    abovementioned, aforementioned, aforesaid

  3. followingadjective

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

    The following words have no definition . . .

    Antonyms:
    aforesaid, abovementioned, aforementioned

  4. followingadjective

    The following wind sped us on our way.

    Antonyms:
    aforementioned, aforesaid, abovementioned

Princeton's WordNet

  1. following, followersnoun

    a group of followers or enthusiasts

    Synonyms:
    followers, chase, pursuit, pursual

    Antonyms:
    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"

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

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

  3. following(a), undermentionedadjective

    about to be mentioned or specified

    "the following items"

    Antonyms:
    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"

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

    Antonyms:
    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"

    Synonyms:
    following(a), undermentioned, next

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

  6. following(a)adjective

    in the desired direction

    "a following wind"

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. followingadjective

    Synonyms:
    succeeding, ensuing, consecutive, pursuant

  2. followingnoun

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

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How to use following in a sentence?

  1. Sara Azari:

    I didn't see her face to face, and can’t say for sure what was or wasn’t on her face; however, she has had lengthy face-to-face contact with building personnel, who have confirmed that on at least two separate occasions following the alleged incident and before Friday’s [temporary restraining order] hearing. She had no make-up and no bruises on her face.

  2. Rebecca Moore:

    We invite anyone to take Timelapse into their own hands and share it with others — whether you're marveling at changing coastlines, following the growth of megacities, or tracking deforestation, timelapse in Google Earth is about zooming out to assess the health and well-being of our only home, and is a tool that can educate and inspire action.

  3. The IAAF Council:

    IAAF Council was today informed that written confirmation had been received yesterday from ARAF (All Russia Athletics Federation) accepting their full suspension without requesting a hearing as was their constitutional right, aRAF confirmed they understood that Council would only accept their reinstatement as an IAAF member following the recommendation of the IAAF inspection team who will decide if the verification criteria have been fulfilled. ARAF confirmed they will cooperate fully and actively with the team.

  4. Stefan Ljubisavljevic:

    Their main aim is to get the domestic coal industry on surer footing in the first instance, but if they manage to go some way towards doing that and exports are viable following currency devaluation, then it (exports) certainly looks much more likely than it did a week ago.

  5. Tom Schedler:

    I have been incredibly frustrated with the tabloid approach to an incredibly serious allegation and the necessity of following the advice of counsel to not try this publicly.


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