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To help you avoid using the same word too repetitively, redundantly, recurrently, incessantly, etc., etc.

Why synonyms can be useful

Your writing can sound boring if you continually keep repeating the same words. When you create sentences, you can make them more interesting by using words that mean the same as the word you are speaking about. This allows you to add flavor to your writing.

In order to make language a lot more expressive and interesting you should try to vary the words you use as often as you can.

Synonyms for (verb) follow

Synonyms: conform to, follow Definition: behave in accordance or in agreement with Usage: Follow a pattern; Follow my example

Hypernyms: copy, simulate, imitate Definition: reproduce someone's behavior or looks Usage: The mime imitated the passers-by; Children often copy their parents or older siblings

Synonyms: follow, stick to, stick with Definition: keep to Usage: Stick to your principles; stick to the diet

Hypernyms: hold on, hang in, hang on, persevere, persist Definition: be persistent, refuse to stop Usage: he persisted to call me every night; The child persisted and kept asking questions

Synonyms: follow Definition: grasp the meaning Usage: Can you follow her argument?; When he lectures, I cannot follow

Hypernyms: understand Definition: know and comprehend the nature or meaning of Usage: She did not understand her husband; I understand what she means

Synonyms: trace, follow Definition: follow, discover, or ascertain the course of development of something Usage: We must follow closely the economic development is Cuba; trace the student's progress

Hypernyms: study, examine, analyse, analyze, canvas, canvass Definition: consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning Usage: analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare; analyze the evidence in a criminal trial; analyze your real motives

Synonyms: accompany, follow, play along Definition: perform an accompaniment to Usage: The orchestra could barely follow the frequent pitch changes of the soprano

Hypernyms: play Definition: play on an instrument Usage: The band played all night long

Synonyms: take after, follow Definition: imitate in behavior; take as a model Usage: Teenagers follow their friends in everything

Hypernyms: copy, simulate, imitate Definition: reproduce someone's behavior or looks Usage: The mime imitated the passers-by; Children often copy their parents or older siblings

Synonyms: travel along, follow Definition: travel along a certain course Usage: follow the road; follow the trail

Hypernyms: go, locomote, travel, move Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically Usage: How fast does your new car go?; We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus; The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect; The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell; news travelled fast

Synonyms: follow Definition: to travel behind, go after, come after Usage: The ducklings followed their mother around the pond; Please follow the guide through the museum

Hypernyms: go, locomote, travel, move Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically Usage: How fast does your new car go?; We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus; The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect; The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell; news travelled fast

Synonyms: pursue, follow Definition: follow in or as if in pursuit Usage: The police car pursued the suspected attacker; Her bad deed followed her and haunted her dreams all her life

Hypernyms: go, locomote, travel, move Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically Usage: How fast does your new car go?; We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus; The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect; The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell; news travelled fast

Synonyms: adopt, espouse, follow Definition: choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans Usage: She followed the feminist movement; The candidate espouses Republican ideals

Hypernyms: select, choose, take, pick out Definition: pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives Usage: Take any one of these cards; Choose a good husband for your daughter; She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her

Synonyms: keep an eye on, follow, observe, watch, watch over Definition: follow with the eyes or the mind Usage: Keep an eye on the baby, please!; The world is watching Sarajevo; She followed the men with the binoculars

Hypernyms: check, check into, check out, check over, check up on, look into, suss out, go over Definition: examine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition Usage: check the brakes; Check out the engine

Synonyms: follow, comply, abide by Definition: act in accordance with someone's rules, commands, or wishes Usage: He complied with my instructions; You must comply or else!; Follow these simple rules; abide by the rules

Hypernyms: obey Definition: be obedient to

Synonyms: follow Definition: adhere to or practice Usage: These people still follow the laws of their ancient religion

Hypernyms: practice, use, apply Definition: avail oneself to Usage: apply a principle; practice a religion; use care when going down the stairs; use your common sense; practice non-violent resistance

Synonyms: follow Definition: accept and follow the leadership or command or guidance of Usage: Let's follow our great helmsman!; She followed a guru for years

Hypernyms: act, behave, do Definition: behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself Usage: You should act like an adult; Don't behave like a fool; What makes her do this way?; The dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people

Synonyms: come, follow Definition: to be the product or result Usage: Melons come from a vine; Understanding comes from experience

Hypernyms: grow, arise, originate, spring up, develop, uprise, rise Definition: come into existence; take on form or shape Usage: A new religious movement originated in that country; a love that sprang up from friendship; the idea for the book grew out of a short story; An interesting phenomenon uprose

Synonyms: follow, fall out Definition: come as a logical consequence; follow logically Usage: It follows that your assertion is false; the theorem falls out nicely

Hypernyms: result, ensue Definition: issue or terminate (in a specified way, state, etc.); end Usage: result in tragedy

Synonyms: follow, come after Definition: come after in time, as a result Usage: A terrible tsunami followed the earthquake

Hypernyms: result, ensue Definition: issue or terminate (in a specified way, state, etc.); end Usage: result in tragedy

Synonyms: follow Definition: be next Usage: Mary plays best, with John and Sue following

Hypernyms: be Definition: occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere Usage: Where is my umbrella? The toolshed is in the back; What is behind this behavior?