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follower

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1 one who follows the opinions or teachings of another
  • The followers of Gandhi have spread his philosophy of nonviolence all over the world.
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2 a person who adopts the appearance or behavior of another especially in an obvious way
  • The musician's gritty style inspired a whole generation of followers.
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follower, adherent, disciple, partisan mean one who gives full loyalty and support to another. follower may apply to people who attach themselves either to the person or beliefs of another.
    • an evangelist and his followers
adherent suggests a close and persistent attachment.
    • adherents to Marxism
disciple implies a devoted allegiance to the teachings of one chosen as a master.
    • disciples of Gandhi
partisan suggests a zealous often prejudiced attachment.
    • partisans of the President


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