Meaning of follow in English

followverb
UK/ˈfɒləʊ/
US/ˈfɑːləʊ/
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1.a1To follow means to come or go after someone or something, moving in the same direction.
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2.a1The verb form of follow means to go after someone or be behind them, observing their actions and whereabouts.
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3.a2To follow means to come after or happen because of something else.
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4.a2To follow in verb form means to perform an action that comes after another action.
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5.a2To follow, as a verb, means to listen and do as you are told or shown, accepting advice or instructions.
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6.a2To follow someone or something means to see them as a role model or guide and try to imitate or copy their actions or behavior.
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7.a2To follow a link means to click on it while browsing a website.
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8.b1To move along a road, path, or similar route.
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9.b1To move or travel in the same direction as something or alongside something.
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10.b2To follow, as a verb, means to be the expected or natural outcome of something.
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11.b2To grasp or comprehend the explanation or meaning of something.
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12.b2The verb form of follow means to pay close attention to someone or something by watching or listening carefully.
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13.b2To actively engage and stay informed about something, showing support for a sports team.
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14.To follow someone or something on social media means to actively select and regularly view their content. It's like subscribing to updates from a person, company, or entity, ensuring that their posts and updates appear on your feed. By following, you opt to stay connected and receive ongoing information and updates from the chosen source through the social media platform.
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15.The verb form of "follow" means to observe or track the progress or growth of someone or something.
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16.To progress or occur in a specific manner.
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17.To follow in verb form means to rely on your sense of smell to guide you.
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18.To move directly ahead without turning or deviating from the path.
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19.To follow in verb form means to do what you believe is correct or sensible, without strictly adhering to specific guidelines or regulations.
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20.In card games, when you "follow" a card, it means you play a card of the same suit as the one that was just played.
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21.To imitate or copy someone's actions or behavior.
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