Definitions for ensueɛnˈsu

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. result, ensue(verb)

    issue or terminate (in a specified way, state, etc.); end

    "result in tragedy"


  1. ensue(Verb)

    To follow (a leader, inclination etc.).

  2. ensue(Verb)

    To occur afterwards, as a result or effect.

    Take three freshmen, 6 bottles of wine, and hilarity will ensue.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ensue(verb)

    to follow; to pursue; to follow and overtake

  2. Ensue(verb)

    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

  3. Origin: [OF. ensevre, OF. & F. ensuivre, fr. L. insequi; in + sequi to pursue. See Sue.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ensue

    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.]

Anagrams for ensue »

  1. seuen

  2. unsee


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ensue in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ensue in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ben Carson:

    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.

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