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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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But the mayor said he has instructed general managers to begin making reductions now, and that his office has followed suit.
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