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Definitions of following

  1. the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture; "the culprit started to run and the cop took off in pursuit" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. One's followers, adherents, or dependents, collectively. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Vocation; business; profession. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Vocation or calling; disciples or adherents collectively. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. Body of followers or retainer; a sect or party following the lead of their chief; body of adherents or disciples; body of attendants; vocation; calling; occupation; "In every age men in general attend more to their own immediate pursuits and followings than to the claims of discontented factions."-Sharon Turner. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. A body of adherents or attendants. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. Body of followers. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  8. in the desired direction; "a following wind" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. Next after; succeeding; ensuing; as, the assembly was held on the following day. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. (In the field of a telescope) In the direction from which stars are apparently moving (in consequence of the earth's rotation); as, a small star, north following or south following. In the direction toward which stars appear to move is called preceding. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. Next in order; succeeding. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  12. Being next after; succeeding. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for following

  1. I then asked, and received the following answer: I have to work at my business all day long, and often far into the night. – The Intellectual Life by =Philip Gilbert Hamerton
  2. He was following at a safe distance. – The Mystery of a Hansom Cab by Fergus Hume
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