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following

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of following

  1. being the one that comes immediately after another <the following morning, I found the cat was gone> Synonyms coming, ensuing, next, succeedingRelated Words consecutive, sequential, successive; posterior, subsequent; immediate; secondNear Antonyms anterior, former; past; lastAntonyms antecedent, foregoing, precedent, preceding, previous, prior




following

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of following

  1. 1 a body of employees or servants who accompany and wait on a person <a prince with a large following to do practically everything for him> Synonyms entourage, cortege, posse, retinue, suite, tail, trainRelated Words crew, personnel, staff; court; assistant, attendant, helper, retainer

  2. 2 a group of people showing intense devotion to a cause, person, or work (as a film) <that rock star attracts quite a following> Synonyms audience, followership, cultRelated Words discipleship; fandom

  3. 3 the act of going after or in the tracks of another <took part in the following of the coyote> Synonyms chase, chasing, dogging, pursuit, hounding, pursuing, shadowing, tagging, tailing, tracing, tracking, trailingRelated Words hot pursuit; tagging along; path, track, trail; search, seeking




following

preposition

Synonyms and Antonyms of following

  1. subsequent to in time or order <following the concert, there will be refreshments in the lobby> Synonyms après, behind, below, after, next to, pastRelated Words sinceNear Antonyms toward (or towards)Antonyms afore [chiefly dialect], ahead of, before, ere, of, previous to, prior to, to





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