a person who accepts the leadership of another
someone who travels behind or pursues another
One who follows, comes after another.
Something that comes after another thing.
One who is a part of master's physical group, such as a servant or retainer.
One who follows mentally, adherer to the opinions, ideas or teachings of another, a movement etc.
An imitator, who follows another's example
A machine part receiving motion from another
A man courting a maidservant.
A metal piece placed at the top of a candle to keep the wax melting evenly.
one who follows; a pursuer; an attendant; a disciple; a dependent associate; a retainer
a sweetheart; a beau
the removable flange, or cover, of a piston. See Illust. of Piston
a gland. See Illust. of Stuffing box
the part of a machine that receives motion from another part. See Driver
among law stationers, a sheet of parchment or paper which is added to the first sheet of an indenture or other deed
"Follower" is a poem by Seamus Heaney released in his collection of 1966 Death of a Naturalist. The poem is about how he admired and followed his father. In this poem, Heaney reflects and looks back almost nostalgically at an Irish farming through a description of his father's ploughing expertise. He vividly describes his memories of his father's abilities and explains to his readers his total, uncompromising admiration for his father as the young boy he used to be. The rhyming scheme is as skillful as the action it describes and a further note on structure would be the development from admiration to irritation: "Behind me and won't go away". This is a cycle which can be related to all over the world in many different situations. Heaney had a stroke in 1990 but recovered, he did not write about this event. The author places himself in his childhood, and gives the reader his own point of view about the personal relation that he had with his father, a part from describing the different actions that this man did on the farm. This is autobiographical, as we can read in the following lines: “His father owned and worked a small farm of some fifty acres in County Derry in Northern Ireland”.
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Rank popularity for the word 'follower' in Nouns Frequency: #2638
The numerical value of follower in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of follower in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
I am a follower of the prophet Muhammad peace be upon him I also love and respect Jesus Christ.
If your kid is a strong, independent older teen who does not get swayed by peers, chances are they are going to respect the family home, and it won't get destroyed in a house party, if your teenager has friends who are a bit on the cheeky side, and your child seems to be a bit of a follower, I would be reluctant to leave them alone.
I used to run so fast; I was proud of that, i cannot look at myself as a follower. I want to be the absolute best, the fastest.
Because of that kind of constraint, habit and behavior in the past, they are now working more like a fast follower than a front runner.
I know what I did was wrong, and I want to serve punishment for it, it was impulsive. I followed the crowd. I should have been a leader, not a follower.
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- преследвач, придружител, последователBulgarian
- ledsager, efterfølger, medløber, eftersnakker, forfølger, følgesvend, madkæreste, tilhængerDanish
- Nachfolger, NachfolgerinGerman
- seguidor, imitadorSpanish
- kannattaja, seuraajaFinnish
- მომხრე, მიმყოლიGeorgian
- volgende, navolger, discipel, gevolgsman, volgeling, volger, imitatorDutch
- после́довательница, после́довательRussian
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