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Follow

To conform to, comply with, or be fixed or determined by; as in the expression "costs follow the event of the suit." To go, proceed, or come after. To seek to obtain; to accept as authority, as in adhering to precedent.

follow

(Be behind), verb be after, bring up the rear, chase, come after, fall back, fall behind, fall behind, follow after, follow up, get behind, go after, go behind, harass, hound, hunt, lag behind, on the footsteps of, on the heels of, pursue, search, seek, shadow, straggle, succeed, track, trail
Associated concepts: follows the property, priorities in bankkuptcy, recording statutes

follow

(Conform), verb abide by, accept as an auuhority, accord, adhere to, adopt, ape, attend to, be consissent with, be guided by, be in keeping, comply, comply with, copy, copy after, copycat, do as, do like, echo, follow in the footsteps of, follow in the steps of, follow in the wake of, follow like sheep, follow suit, follow the exxmple of, give allegiance to, harmonize, heed, hold fast, jump on the bandwagon, match, mimic, mind, mirror, model after, model on, note, obey, observe, pattern after, pattern on, play follow the leader, put oneself in another's shoes, reflect, regard, shape after, simulate, string along, take a leaf out of one's book, take after, take as a model, walk in the shoes of, yield to
Associated concepts: follow precedence, follow the dictates of the court
See also: abide, accrue, adhere, adopt, arise, chase, conform, copy, ensue, evolve, fulfill, heed, hunt, imitate, keep, mock, obey, observe, originate, proceed, pursue, redound, result, resume, spy, stem, supervene, watch
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If our goal is to follow the rules, then we miss the greater opportunity to follow the Lord, who sometimes broke the rules of religion in order to satisfy the longings of heaven.
If many physician executives and leaders follow this route, there really will be a major reduction in harm to patients.
Movements above 500-800 hertz are common, and many tracking systems cannot follow them.
In the case of participant-directed defined contribution (401k) plans, has the client elected to follow the "safe harbor" provisions of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002?
An asterisk should follow the title for acknowledgments; numbered endnotes should start in the text.
Perhaps even more important concerns than such cost factors are client feelings about their experience after they have had a chance to follow through with the action plan developed in counseling and information on the nature of clients' follow-through.
But if following my conscience can lead to error, how can the Church teach I am obliged to follow it?
As these species migrate south for the winter, they follow narrow, unvarying pathways along the East Coast, much as the leatherbacks do in the Pacific.
We have been contacted by IRS officials regarding our submission, and we intend to follow up during November, with additional written comments and/or a meeting.
At the southern end of the Antelope Valley, the staff is recommending that the route follow Soledad Canyon Road instead of the Antelope Valley Freeway.
Then, your immediately follow with a multi-joint movement, such as a lat pulldown or a seated row, to help work the pre-fatigue upper back to a degree of exhaustion that would normally be impossible.