Synonyms and Antonyms of follow

  1. 1 to come after in time a wrap-up always follows the Super Bowl broadcast Synonyms postdate, succeed, supervene Related Words displace, replace, supersede, supplant; ensue Antonyms antedate, precede, predate

  2. 2 to go after or on the track of let's follow the boys to their hiding place Synonyms bird-dog, chase, course, dog, hound, pursue, run, shadow, tag, tail, trace, track, trail Related Words accompany, chaperone (or chaperon), escort; hunt, search (for), seek; eye, observe, watch Phrases run after Near Antonyms head Antonyms guide, lead, pilot

  3. 3 to act according to the commands of follow me, and you'll do OK Synonyms adhere (to), comply (with), conform (to), obey, goose-step (to), mind, observeRelated Words defer (to), submit (to), surrender (to), yield (to); accede (to), acquiesce (to), agree (to), assent (to); attend, hear, heed, listen (to), mark, note, notice, regard, take, watchNear Antonyms disoblige; challenge, dare; refuse, renounce, repudiate; direct, lead; brush off, disregard, ignore, overlook, overpass, pass over, tune out, wink (at); dismiss, pooh-pooh (also pooh), shrug off; breach, break, infringe, transgress, violate; deride, flout, mock, scoff (at), scorn; mutiny (against), revolt (against); buck, combat, contest, dispute, fight, oppose, resist, withstandAntonyms defy, disobey, rebel (against)

  4. 4 to make one's way through, across, or over followed the path into the garden Synonyms course, cover, cross, cut (across), traverse, go, navigate, pass (over), perambulate, peregrinate, proceed (along), track, transit, travelRelated Words hike, traipse, tramp, tread, walk; ride, run; crisscross

  5. 5 to take notice of and be guided by don't follow his advice Synonyms heed, listen (to), mind, note, observe, regard, watchRelated Words consider, contemplate, mull, ponder, weigh; comply (with), conform (to), keep, obey, respect; attend (to), hark (to), hear, hearken (to); mark, notice, seeNear Antonyms brush (aside or off), discount, dismiss, gloss (over), gloze (over), neglect, pass over, pooh-pooh (also pooh), scorn, shrug off; defy, flout; slight, snubAntonyms disregard, ignore, tune out

  6. 6 to keep one's eyes on stood on the platform and followed the departing train until it disappeared from sight Synonyms eye, watch, observeRelated Words behold, look, perceive, regard, see, view; gape, gawk, gaze, glare, goggle, look on, peer, rubberneck, stare; guard, wake, ward; bird-dog, monitor, study; spy; espy, glance, glimpse, peek, peepNear Antonyms blink, wink

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