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followed

verb
past tense of follow

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1 to come after in time
  • a wrap-up always follows the Super Bowl broadcast

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2 to go after or on the track of
  • let's follow the boys to their hiding place

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4 to make one's way through, across, or over
  • followed the path into the garden

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  • ran
  • (also chiefly dialectal run),
  • rode
  • (or chiefly dialectal rid)
6 to keep one's eyes on
  • stood on the platform and followed the departing train until it disappeared from sight

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“Followed.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/followed. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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