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Definition of Following

  • One's followers, adherents, or dependents, collectively.
  • Vocation; business; profession.
  • Next after; succeeding; ensuing; as, the assembly was held on the following day.
  • In the field of a telescope) In the direction from which stars are apparently moving (in consequence of the earth's rotation); as, a small star, north following or south following. In the direction toward which stars appear to move is called preceding.
  • the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture
  • a group of followers or enthusiasts
  • going or proceeding or coming after in the same direction

How to use following in a sentence. Following pronunciation.

Some months later the following letter came to David Claridge in Cairo from Faith Claridge in Hamley: David, I write thee from the village and the land of the people which thou didst once love so well.
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He sat upon a stone, his gaze upon the river, following with his eyes, yet without consciously observing, the dark riverine population whose ways are hidden, who know only the law of the river and spend their lives in eluding itpirates and brigands now, and yet again the peaceful porters of commerce.
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Danger lay in every direction, but, to her mind, the least danger lay in following Nahoum's wish.
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As he waited he was conscious that people were moving about behind the great screens of mooshrabieh which separated this room from others, and that eyes were following his every motion.
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And, as he fled, had he not heard, as it were, footsteps lightly following him-or were they going before him?
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He stresses the brazenness of the players in presenting, soon after the devastating storm of the night of November 26-27, 1703, two plays, 'Macbeth' and 'The Tempest', "as if they design'd to Mock the Almighty Power of God, _who alone commands the Winds and the Seas_." ('Macbeth' was acted at Drury Lane on Saturday, November 27, as the storm was subsiding, but, because it was advertised in the 'Daily Courant' on Friday, November 26, for the following evening, it would appear that, unless the players possessed the even more formidable power of foreseeing the storm, their presentation of 'Macbeth' at that time was pure coincidence.
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Justice _Holt_, for using these following Expressions, and were thereof Convicted.
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A Bill was likewise found against the _Players_ of the other House, in the Term abovementioned, for the following Expressions; but the Indictement being wrong laid, they were acquitted: but they were Indicted the Term following for the same, which Indictment is not yet tried.
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The following Expressions are transcribed out of the Plays that have been Acted and Printed since they were Indicted for the horrid Passages above-recited.
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The Editors of the Augustan Reprint Society wish to thank the following people for assistance rendered during the first year of the society's publication: Mr. Warner G. Rice, Director of the Library, University of Michigan.
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Royalty payments must be paid within 60 days following each date on which you prepare (or are legally required to prepare) your periodic tax returns.
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The storm was increasing, and it became evident that it was better to take the hazard of beaching the boat than go down in a hundred fathoms of water; so we ran in, with tall white-caps following, and I sat down in the stern-sheets and pointed her head-on to the shore.
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Then we named the mine "Monarch of the Mountains" (modesty of nomenclature is not a prominent feature in the mines), and Mr. Ballou wrote out and stuck up the following "notice," preserving a copy to be entered upon the books in the mining recorder's office in the town.
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And therefore she Writes the following Letter to her Husband.
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And, addressing my self to the Wench, said I, Would it not now have been a great Mortification to you, if instead of following you to your Lodgings, I had deliver'd you to a Constable, who had made you sit up all Night in the Round-house, and sent you next Morning to _Bridewell_, to beat Hemp for your Living.
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On the following day he asked Sirona of her father for his wife, and as he had to set out for Rome in a few days the wedding was promptly celebrated.
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The radical critic Antonovich condemned the book in the following terms:- "From an artistic standpoint the novel is entirely unsatisfactory, not to say anything more out of respect for the talent of Turgenev, for his former merits, and for his numerous admirers.
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The Idiot later in the story narrates the following curious incident.
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He knew then, just as clearly as he knew later, that the life in accordance with New Testament teaching was a better life than that spent in following his animal instincts; but his knowledge did not save him.
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It is noticeable that the prophet Elisha, whose prayers God heard in the multiplication of the twenty loaves during the dearth at Gilgal, was made Elijah's successor when following his twelve yoke of oxen at the plough in the field, diligently using means to obtain bread, and undoubtedly communing with God all the while and recognizing the evidences of his love and power in every upturned daisy as he ploughed the sod, and in every seed that he dropped into the fertile earth, and thought it grand to be a fellow worker with God in the husbandry of the earth and not one to be fed in idleness, neglecting the toil appointed to man, and losing the blessing that is promised in the word of God, in the discipline and the knowledge of God in the operations of His laws, that comes in a greater or less degree to all of earth's honest toilers.
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Examples of Following

Example #1
Does thee love them still?
Example #2
They gave thee sour bread to eat ere thy going, but yet thee didst grind the flour for the baking.
Example #3
To his mind, never a criminal in this land but less a criminal than he!
Example #4
The curious came about him and looked at him, but he did not see or hear.
Example #5
She slowly raised her veil, showing a face very still now, with eyes as steady as David's.
Example #6
It was clear, however, that Nahoum meant to be silent, or he would have taken another course of action.