from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Coming next in time or order.
- adjective Now to be enumerated.
- adjective Blowing in the same direction as the course of a ship or aircraft. Used of wind.
- noun A group or gathering of admirers, adherents, or disciples.
- noun The item or items to be mentioned next.
- preposition Subsequent to; after.
from The Century Dictionary.
- Immediately succeeding; coming next in order; ensuing: as, during the following week.
- That is now to follow; now to be related, set forth, described, or explained: as, the following story I can vouch for; in the following order.
- In naval architecture, said of the edge or end of a surface or blade, as a propeller blade, which is in the rear when moving through water: opposed to leading.
- noun A body of followers, retainers, attendants, or supporters; the adherents, disciples, or imitators of a particular leader or system, considered collectively; the persons composing a sect or party that follows the lead of a chief, or is devoted to the same cause, body of principles, or system of teaching or action.
- noun What one follows as an occupation or trade; vocation; calling; occupation.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Next after; succeeding; ensuing.
- adjective (Astron.) (In the field of a telescope) In the direction from which stars are apparently moving (in consequence of the earth's rotation). In the direction toward which stars appear to move is called
- noun One's followers, adherents, or dependents, collectively.
- noun Vocation; business; profession.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- adjective Coming
next, either in sequenceor in time
- adjective About to be
- adjective of a wind
Blowingin the directionof travel
- noun A
groupof followers, attendantsor admirers; an entourage.
- noun Something to be mentioned immediately later. Used with the definite article
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a group of followers or enthusiasts
- adjective immediately following in time or order
- adjective in the desired direction
- adjective going or proceeding or coming after in the same direction
- adjective about to be mentioned or specified
- noun the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture
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