What does Following mean?

Definitions for Following
ˈfɒl oʊ ɪŋfol·low·ing

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Following.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. following, followersnoun

    a group of followers or enthusiasts

  2. pursuit, chase, pursual, followingadjective

    the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture

    "the culprit started to run and the cop took off in pursuit"

  3. following(a), undermentionedadjective

    about to be mentioned or specified

    "the following items"

  4. following, nextadjective

    immediately following in time or order

    "the following day"; "next in line"; "the next president"; "the next item on the list"

  5. followingadjective

    going or proceeding or coming after in the same direction

    "the crowd of following cars made the occasion seem like a parade"; "tried to outrun the following footsteps"

  6. following(a)adjective

    in the desired direction

    "a following wind"

Wiktionary

  1. followingnoun

    A group of followers, attendants or admirers; an entourage.

    He had a loyal following.

  2. followingnoun

    Something to be mentioned immediately later. Used with the definite article the.

    The following is a recommendation letter from the president.

  3. followingadjective

    Coming next, either in sequence or in time

    See the following section.

  4. followingadjective

    About to be specified

    The following words have no definition . . .

  5. followingadjective

    Blowing in the direction of travel

    The following wind sped us on our way.

  6. followingpreposition

    After, subsequent to.

    Following the meeting, we all had a chat.

Wikipedia

  1. Following

    Following is a 1998 independent neo-noir crime thriller film written, produced, edited and directed by Christopher Nolan. It tells the story of a young man who follows strangers around the streets of London and is drawn into a criminal underworld when he fails to keep his distance. As Nolan's debut feature, it was designed to be as inexpensive as possible to make. Scenes were heavily rehearsed so that just one or two takes were needed to economise on 16mm film stock, the production's greatest expense, and for which Nolan was paying from his salary. Unable to afford expensive professional lighting equipment, Nolan mostly used available light. Along with writing, directing, and photographing the film, Nolan also helped in editing and production. The film was released by The Criterion Collection on both Blu-ray and DVD in North America on 11 December 2012.

ChatGPT

  1. following

    Following refers to the act of coming or going after something or someone, paying close attention to, or adhering to guidelines, instructions or a certain ideology. It can also refer to a group of supporters or enthusiasts associated with a particular person, group, or idea.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Following

    of Follow

  2. Followingnoun

    one's followers, adherents, or dependents, collectively

  3. Followingnoun

    vocation; business; profession

  4. Followingadjective

    next after; succeeding; ensuing; as, the assembly was held on the following day

  5. Followingadjective

    (In the field of a telescope) In the direction from which stars are apparently moving (in consequence of the earth's rotation); as, a small star, north following or south following. In the direction toward which stars appear to move is called preceding

Wikidata

  1. Following

    Following is a 1998 British thriller film written and directed by Christopher Nolan. It tells the story of a young man who follows strangers around the streets of London and is drawn into a criminal underworld when he fails to keep his distance. As Christopher Nolan's debut feature, it was designed to be as inexpensive as possible to make: scenes were heavily rehearsed so that just one or two takes were needed, thus economising on 16 mm film stock, the production's greatest expense, and for which Nolan was paying from his salary. Without expensive professional lighting equipment, Nolan mostly used available light. Apart from providing the script and direction, Nolan also did the photography, editing and production himself.

Editors Contribution

  1. following

    Next in a specific time and order.

    Following the audit they arranged a celebration party to celebrate their achievements.


    Submitted by MaryC on March 25, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Following' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #704

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Following' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2017

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Following' in Adjectives Frequency: #83

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Following in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Following in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Following in a Sentence

  1. Lisa Haugaard:

    It's really hard. These are very complicated governments that are following each other's lead in the wrong direction and it's not just easy.

  2. Katie Vincentz:

    Congressman Zeldin, Alison Esposito and all members of Team Zeldin are safe following tonight’s attack. Far more must be done to make New York safe again. This is very much getting out of hand in this state. Unfortunately, Congressman Zeldin is just the latest New Yorker whose life has been affected by the out of control crime and violence in New York. This needs to stop! Thankfully, we still have exceptional men and women in law enforcement answering the call to protect our streets.

  3. Brynne Lawrence:

    One of the most common forms of Christian persecution in China is church demolition, often, authorities will accuse Christians of not following safety codes or of gathering illegally, but these accusations are usually a front that gives the government permission to take legalaction against the church.

  4. Allison Gollust:

    We will be meeting with the new owners in due course to discuss the implications of the sale. If, following those conversations, we have any reason whatsoever to believe the journalistic integrity of the channel could be compromised by the new owners, we will revoke the license.

  5. Ayo Khalil:

    Being moderate, this is what makes a man. Not going online, showing watches, boasting, smoking cigars and saying sensationalist things for views, if you’re a Muslim, it’s not the example you should be following. Who do you worship? Is it God, or is it Andrew Tate? We have to ask these questions.

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