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follower Explained

follower at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

['fɔləuə]

follower at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [C] someone who believes in a particular system of ideas, or who supports a leader who teaches these ideas// disciple, supporter// --Marx and his followers were convinced that capitalism would destroy itself.// follower of// --followers of Sun Myung Moon, better known as Moonies// camp follower//

follower at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

162 Moby Thesaurus words for "follower":
Christian, God-fearing man, accepter, addict, adherent, adherents,
admirer, adorer, advocate, aficionado, amateur, amorist, apostle,
appendage, apprentice, attendance, attendant, believer,
body of retainers, bodyguard, booster, bootlicker, buff,
catechumen, cavaliere servente, chaser, church, churchgoer,
churchite, churchman, class, cog, cohort, collector, commonality,
commonalty, communicant, communion, confession, convert, cortege,
court, courtier, creature, daily communicant, dangler,
denomination, dependent, devotee, devotionalist, dilettante,
disciple, disciples, dummy, enthusiast, entourage, faith, fan,
fanatic, fancier, feudatory, figurehead, flunky, followers,
following, freak, gillie, good Christian, goon, groupie, habitue,
hanger-on, heeler, henchman, hoi polloi, homager, homme de cour,
hunter, idolater, idolizer, infatuate, inferior, ism, jackal,
junior, lackey, lickspittle, liege, liege man, lightweight, lover,
lower class, lower orders, man, masses, minion, myrmidon, neophyte,
order, paramour, parasite, partisan, pawn, peon, persuasion,
pietist, promoter, proponent, proselyte, public, pupil, puppet,
pursuant, pursuer, pursuivant, quester, receiver, religionist,
retainer, retinue, rooter, rout, saint, satellite, school,
second fiddle, secondary, sect, sectary, seeker, serf, servant,
shadow, slave, stooge, student, subaltern, subordinate, successor,
suite, suitor, supporter, sycophant, tagtail, tail, theist,
third stringer, thug, toady, train, trainbearer, truster,
underling, understrapper, vassal, votary, ward heeler, wooer,
worshiper, yeoman, yes-man, zealot

follower at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Subsequence): subsequence, coming after, order, follower, attendant, satellite, shadow, train, sequel, consequence, succession.

[N] (Servant): subject, servant, retainer, follower, henchman, help, employee, attache, retinue, suite, cortege, staff, attendant, amaneusis, page, waiter, butler, lackey, footman, slave, flunky, flunkey, go-fer*.

follower at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

noun
1 a person who supports and admires a particular person or set of ideas:
the followers of Mahatma Gandhi
2 a person who is very interested in a particular activity and follows all the recent news about it:
keen followers of football * a follower of fashion
3 a person who does things after sb else has done them first:
She is a leader, not a follower.

Follower at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Follower \Fol"low*er\, n. [OE. folwere, AS. folgere.]
1. One who follows; a pursuer; an attendant; a disciple; a
dependent associate; a retainer.

2. A sweetheart; a beau. [Colloq.] --A. Trollope.

3. (Steam Engine)
(a) The removable flange, or cover, of a piston. See
Illust. of {Piston}.
(b) A gland. See Illust. of {Stuffing box}.

4. (Mach.) The part of a machine that receives motion from
another part. See {Driver}.

5. Among law stationers, a sheet of parchment or paper which
is added to the first sheet of an indenture or other deed.

Syn: Imitator; copier; disciple; adherent; partisan;
dependent; attendant.

follower at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

follower
n 1: an ordinary person who accepts the leadership of another
[ant: {leader}]
2: someone who travels behind or pursues another

follower at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==
Inter: wikipedi » a

Etymology

Inter: -er » follow

Noun

Inter: en-nou » n
  • Inter: literall » y One who follows, comes after another.
    1. Something that comes after another thing.
    2. One who is a part of master's physical group, such as a servant or retainer.
    3. One who follows mentally, adherer to the opinions, ideas or teachings of another, a movement etc.
    4. An imitator, who follows another's example
    5. A pursuer.
    6. A machine part receiving motion from another
    7. A man courting a maidservant.
    8. Young cattle.
    9. A metal piece placed at the top of a candle to keep the wax melting evenly.

      Antonyms

      * leader

  • precursor

    Derived terms

    * followership
  • nonfollower

    Related terms

    * following

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » one who follows
  • Danish: Inter: t- » da|efterfølger|c
  • Dutch: volger {{m}}, navolger {{m}}
  • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|seuraaja

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Georgian: Inter: t- » ka|მიმყოლი|tr=mimqoli|sc=Geor
    • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|ακόλουθος|m|tr=akóluthos|sc=Grek
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|seguidor|m
    • Swahili: Inter: t+ » sw|wafauasi


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » thing that comes after another thing
    • Danish: Inter: t- » da|efterfølger|c
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|volgende|m|n


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|seuraaja
  • Swahili: Inter: t+ » sw|wafauasi

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » one who is a part of a masther's physical group, such as a servant or retainer
    • Danish: Inter: t- » da|ledsager|c, Inter: t- » da|følgesvend|c
    • Dutch: gevolgsman {{m}}


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|seuraaja
  • Swahili: Inter: t+ » sw|wafauasi

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » one who adheres to the opinions, ideas or teachings of another
    • Danish: Inter: t- » da|tilhænger|c, Inter: t- » da|medløber|c, Inter: t- » da|eftersnakker|c
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|volgeling|m, Inter: t+ » nl|discipel|m
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|kannattaja


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Georgian: Inter: t- » ka|მომხრე|tr=momxre|sc=Geor
  • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|wyznawca|m
  • Swahili: Inter: t+ » sw|wafauasi

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » imitator
    • Dutch: imitator {{m}}, navolger {{m}}
    • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|imitador


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Swahili: Inter: t+ » sw|wafauasi

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » pursuer
    • Danish: Inter: t- » da|forfølger|c
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|seguidor|m


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Swahili: Inter: t+ » sw|wafauasi

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » man courting a maidservant
    • Danish: Inter: t- » da|madkæreste|c


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Swahili: Inter: t+ » sw|wafauasi

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » young cattle
    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: checktrans-to » p
    • Inter: ttbc » fr: poursuivant {{m}}, suivant {{m}}


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Category: ang:follower -
    Translation: de » follower
    Translation: et » follower
    Translation: es » follower
    Translation: fr » follower
    Translation: ko » follower
    Translation: io » follower
    Translation: it » follower
    Translation: kn » follower
    Translation: hu » follower
    Translation: ml » follower
    Translation: my » follower
    Translation: ja » follower
    Translation: no » follower
    Translation: pl » follower
    Translation: pt » follower
    Category: simple:follower -
    Translation: fi » follower
    Translation: sv » follower
    Translation: ta » follower
    Translation: te » follower
    Translation: vi » follower
    Translation: zh » follower