Definitions for ensueɛnˈsu
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word ensue
issue or terminate (in a specified way, state, etc.); end
"result in tragedy"
To follow (a leader, inclination etc.).
To occur afterwards, as a result or effect.
Take three freshmen, 6 bottles of wine, and hilarity will ensue.
to follow; to pursue; to follow and overtake
to follow or come afterward; to follow as a consequence or in chronological succession; to result; as, an ensuing conclusion or effect; the year ensuing was a cold one
Origin: [OF. ensevre, OF. & F. ensuivre, fr. L. insequi; in + sequi to pursue. See Sue.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
en-sū′, v.i. to follow, to come after: to result (with from).—v.t. (B., arch.) to follow after:—pr.p. ensū′ing; pa.p. ensūed′. [O. Fr. ensuir (Fr. ensuivre)—L. in, after, sequi, to follow.]
The numerical value of ensue in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of ensue in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
In the short term policy paralysis will prevail and then, once a new party leader is elected, a more incisive effort to amend the constitution could ensue.
Irrational decisions and violence often ensue, with few legal consequences for the individuals involved. seven years ago, the country was promised change that it could believe in. The emptiness of that promise notwithstanding, real change ultimately resides in each of us.
Davutoglu's likely early exit as party leader and PM constitutes another episode that show that Erdogan's dominance over the AKP and the executive is absolute and unchallenged, in the short term policy paralysis will prevail and then, once a new party leader is elected, a more incisive effort to amend the constitution could ensue.
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- ansetzen, folgen, erfolgen, nachfolgenGerman
- rezulti, sekviEsperanto
- resultar, seguirseSpanish
- résulter, découlerFrench
- következik, ered, származikHungarian
- seguire, conseguireItalian
- erop volgen, daarop volgenDutch
- następować, wynikaćPolish
- seguir-se, resultarPortuguese
- bli följdenSwedish
- ardından gelmek, sonradan gelmek, sonucu olmak, takip etmek, doğmak, izlemekTurkish
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