1. (v. t.) To go or come after; to move behind in the same path or direction; hence, to go with (a leader, guide, etc.); to accompany; to attend.

2. (v. t.) To endeavor to overtake; to go in pursuit of; to chase; to pursue; to prosecute.

3. (v. t.) To accept as authority; to adopt the opinions of; to obey; to yield to; to take as a rule of action; as, to follow good advice.

4. (v. t.) To copy after; to take as an example.

5. (v. t.) To succeed in order of time, rank, or office.

6. (v. t.) To result from, as an effect from a cause, or an inference from a premise.

7. (v. t.) To watch, as a receding object; to keep the eyes fixed upon while in motion; to keep the mind upon while in progress, as a speech, musical performance, etc.; also, to keep up with; to understand the meaning, connection, or force of, as of a course of thought or argument.

8. (v. t.) To walk in, as a road or course; to attend upon closely, as a profession or calling.

9. (v. i.) To go or come after; -- used in the various senses of the transitive verb: To pursue; to attend; to accompany; to be a result; to imitate.

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