What does ensue mean?

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

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