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Following

Pronunciation of Following
/fˈɒlə͡ʊɪŋ/, /fˈɒlə‍ʊɪŋ/, /f_ˈɒ_l_əʊ_ɪ_ŋ/

Antonyms for following:

guiding, leading, first, unfavorable, preceding, front.

Synonyms for following:

Sense 1

thereafter, once, subsequently, thereupon, cohort, clientele, spying, behind, gusty, deducible, audience, Post-mortem, gale-force, Imitating, progressive, afterwards, afterward, entourage, the Beaufort scale.

Sense 2

westerly, finally, quickly, northeasterly, under, biting, northerly, southwesterly, consequence, Since, secondary, below, northwesterly, hunt, southerly, ultimately, southeasterly, school, when, promptly, hardly.

Sense 3

overnight, Upon, north, offshore, beyond, south, immediately, violent, easterly.

Sense 4

train, directly, gentle, west.

Sense 5

penetrating, cutting, heel, soft, immediate, east, piercing.

Sense 7

keen.

Sense 8

in.

Sense 11

force.

Sense 13

high.

Sense 16

light.

behind

tail.

compatible

pursuant.

consecutive

serial.

denomination

sect.

entourage

retinue.

namely

to wit.

next

up, sequential.

secondary

second.

sect

cult.

successive

consecutive.

all (adjective)

undermentioned.

back (adjective)

tail.

end (adjective)

back.

ensuing (adjective)

ensuing.

following (adjective)

descending, closing, posterior, trailing, consequent, outcome, lagging.

happening, being next or after (adjective)

serial, posterior, sequential, subsequent, ensuing, consequent, resulting, consecutive, next, later, coming, then, trailing, succeeding, pursuing, back, afterward, latter, when.

imitating (adjective)

Imitating.

late (adjective)

latter.

posterior (adjective)

subsequent, after, consequent, yesterday's, later, ensuing.

pursuing (adjective)

pursuing.

rear (adjective)

back.

Sense 2 (noun)

subsequently, audience, beyond, Since.

Sense 3 (noun)

the Beaufort scale, gusty, east, entourage, gentle, suite, force, easterly, gale-force, cutting, train, biting, retinue.

Sense 4 (noun)

coming.

approval (noun)

popularity.

entourage (noun)

entourage.

following (noun)

stalking, shadowing, pursuing, followers, favourable, succeeding, tailing, chase, undermentioned, pursuit, next, favorable.

laity (noun)

Laymen.

persons of an interest or belief (noun)

retinue, audience, cortege, train, entourage, clientele, suite.

school (noun)

school.

school of thought (noun)

sect.

approaching (verb)

imminent, coming.

ensuing (verb)

Destining, approaching, developing, Eventuating, resulting, impending.

following (verb)

lagging, descending.

like (verb)

one with.

occurring (verb)

Befalling, transpiring, Occurring, Arising, happening.

pursuing (verb)

Aiming, tailing, undertaking, Chasing, seeking, searching, trailing, pursuing, striving, sleuthing, hunting, Harrying, Intending, Endeavoring, tracking, dogging, aspiring, stalking, questing.

sequencing (verb)

succeeding, Concatenating, ranking, Arraying, lining up, Chaining, sequencing, Linking, sorting, aligning, arranging, Threading, queuing, Stringing, Progressing, ordering.

succeeding (verb)

coming, afterwards, latter, back, afterward.

Usage examples for following:

  • What became of the light we've been following? - "Ghost Beyond the Gate", Mildred A. Wirt.
  • No one needed to be told, however, for none could help following him. - "The End of the Rainbow", Marian Keith.
  • On the following morning Mr. Goffe came early. - "Lady Anna", Anthony Trollope.

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