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"

Wiktionary

  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

Numerology

  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. Wolfango Piccoli:

    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.

  2. 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.

  3. Wolfango Piccoli:

    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.

  4. Public Prosecutions Keriako Tobiko:

    Upon independent review...I have found no evidence to support the allegation about the alleged misappropriation of 250 billion shillings or any part thereof, further, I have found no evidence disclosing any criminality of any government officials. In the premises and, as matters stand now, there is no evidence upon which a prosecution may ensue.

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