following

prep., n., & adj.
—prep. coming after in time; as a sequel to.
—n. a body of adherents or devotees.
—adj. that follows or comes after.

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  • Following — Fol low*ing, n. 1. One s followers, adherents, or dependents, collectively. Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 2. Vocation; business; profession. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Following — Follow Fol low, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Followed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Following}.][OE. foluwen, folwen, folgen, AS. folgian, fylgean, fylgan; akin to D. volgen, OHG. folg[=e]n, G. folgen, Icel. fylgja, Sw. f[ o]lja, Dan. f[ o]lge, and perh. to E. folk …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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