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following

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adjective fol·low·ing \ˈfä-lə-wiŋ\

Definition of following

  1. 1 :  being next in order or time the following day

  2. 2 :  listed or shown next trains will leave at the following times

Examples of following in a Sentence

  1. She found a good job, and moved into a new house the following year.

  2. We met again the following day.

  3. Trains will leave at the following times: 2 p.m., 4 p.m., and 8 p.m.

  4. If you have questions or comments, please write to us at the following address: P.O. Box 234,….

15th Century

First Known Use of following

15th century


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following

noun fol·low·ing

Definition of following

  1. :  a group of followers, adherents, or partisans

Examples of following in a Sentence

  1. The band has a large and devoted following in Japan.

  2. The movement quickly gained a following among young people.

15th Century

First Known Use of following

15th century


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following

preposition fol·low·ing

Definition of following

  1. :  subsequent to following the lecture tea was served

Examples of following in a Sentence

  1. Following the lecture, refreshments were served.

  2. We were tired for a few days following our trip.

1870

First Known Use of following

1870



FOLLOWING Defined for English Language Learners

following

play
adjective

Definition of following for English Language Learners

  • : coming next

  • : listed or shown next

following

noun

Definition of following for English Language Learners

  • : a group of followers or fans

following

preposition

Definition of following for English Language Learners

  • : immediately after (something)


FOLLOWING Defined for Kids

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following

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adjective fol·low·ing \ˈfä-lə-wiŋ\

Definition of following for Students

  1. :  coming just after the following page


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following

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noun fol·low·ing

Definition of following for Students

  1. :  a group of fans or supporters


3

following

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preposition fol·low·ing

Definition of following for Students

  1. :  right after Questions will be taken following the presentation.



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