Definitions for follow-through

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. the completion of a motion.

  2. the portion of such a motion after the ball has been hit.

  3. the act of continuing a plan, project, scheme, or the like to its completion.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. follow-through(noun)

    carrying some project or intention to full completion

    "I appreciated his follow-through on his promise"

  2. follow-through(verb)

    the act of carrying a stroke to its natural completion

    "his follow-through was straight down the line toward the target"; "squash can be dangerous if your opponent has a long follow-through"

  3. follow through(verb)

    carry a stroke to natural completion after hitting or releasing a ball

  4. follow through, follow up, follow out, carry out, implement, put through, go through(verb)

    pursue to a conclusion or bring to a successful issue

    "Did he go through with the treatment?"; "He implemented a new economic plan"; "She followed up his recommendations with a written proposal"


  1. follow-through(Noun)

    The continuance or completion of a project

  2. follow-through(Noun)

    The continued action of a stroke, or of the delivery of a ball, after it has been hit or released


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