What does followup mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. follow-up, followupnoun

    a piece of work that exploits or builds on earlier work

    "his new software is a follow-up to the programs they started with"

  2. follow-up, followupnoun

    an activity that continues something that has already begun or that repeats something that has already been done

  3. follow-up, followup, reexamination, reviewnoun

    a subsequent examination of a patient for the purpose of monitoring earlier treatment


  1. followup

    A follow-up is any form of communication or action that is done to continue, review, or monitor a situation, activity, or progress after an initial event, meeting, conversation, or medical treatment. It is often done to ensure the effectiveness or correctness of the initial action, assess any changes, or to gather more information.

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. followup

    [common] On Usenet, a posting generated in response to another posting (as opposed to a reply, which goes by email rather than being broadcast). Followups include the ID of the parent message in their headers; smart news-readers can use this information to present Usenet news in ‘conversation’ sequence rather than order-of-arrival. See thread.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of followup in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of followup in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of followup in a Sentence

  1. Paul Gaylord:

    If I close my eyes, it feels like they are still there, after the amputation, I was non-weight-bearing, so I laid in bed for a long time. I had several followup surgeries after the amputations, but now I'm doing good. I can do almost anything.

  2. Timothy Cunningham:

    What we do know from other studies that have documented changes in mortality and changes in life expectancy over time is that they are often associated with improvements in health care access, such as screening for chronic conditions, regular followup visits, taking medication regularly, where we live determines our health; it determines our quality of housing, the schools we attend, our employment opportunities.

  3. Kristen Knutson:

    People with diabetes who slept badly were 12 % more likely to die over a nine-year followup period than people with diabetes who slept without frequent sleep disturbances.

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    marked by sudden changes in subject and sharp transitions
    A abrupt
    B profound
    C whirring
    D frantic

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