the following

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of the following

: the following one or ones used to introduce a list, a quotation, etc.
  • The finalists are the following: Mary, James, and George.
  • The following are the times of departing trains: 2 p.m., 4 p.m., and 8 p.m.

Word by Word Definitions

following play
  1. : being next in order or time

  2. : listed or shown next

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

  1. : subsequent to


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