:to go or come after or behind
- The dog followed the children home.
:to come after in time or place
:to be led or guided by :obey
:to work in or at something as a way of life
:to watch or pay attention to
- Just follow the bouncing ball.
:to play a card that belongs to the same group (as hearts) as the one first played
:to do the same thing someone else has just done
:to complete something started
- You must follow through on your promise.
:to take additional similar or related action
- I followed up my letter with a phone call.