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- v. To resemble (a parent or ancestor) in appearance or habit.
- v. to follow someone's example
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. imitate in behavior; take as a model
- v. be similar to a relative
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As soons as his horned friend were down, William turned, clinked off like a long-dog, and jumped safe over hedge, before the praying bull had got on his feet again to take after him.
Mark Benton must take after his mother, Thanet thought.
And though Mildred might have been lucky and taken after the Martins who had produced handsome Ruth ard dainty Carrie Louise, Nature elected that she should take after the Gulbrandsens, who were large and stolid and uncom-promisingly plain.