choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans; "She followed the feminist movement"; "The candidate espouses Republican ideals"
be the successor (of); "Carter followed Ford"; "Will Charles succeed to the throne?"
work in a specific place, with a specific subject, or in a specific function;
follow with the eyes or the mind;
act in accordance with someone's rules, commands, or wishes; "He complied with my instructions"; "You must comply or else!"; "Follow these simple rules"; "abide by the rules"
keep informed; "He kept up on his country's foreign policies"
adhere to or practice; "These people still follow the laws of their ancient religion"
behave in accordance or in agreement with; "Follow a pattern"; "Follow my example"
accept and follow the leadership or command or guidance of; "Let's follow our great helmsman!"; "She followed a guru for years"
keep to; "Stick to your prin
go in search of or hunt for; "pursue a hobby"
follow in or as if in pursuit; "The police car pursued the suspected attacker"; "Her bad deed followed her and haunted her dreams all her life"
carry out or participate in an activity; be involved in; "She pursued many activities"; "They engaged in a discussion"
carry further or advance; "Can you act on this matter soon?"
the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture; "the culprit started to run and the cop took off in pursuit"
a diversion that occupies one's time and thoughts (usually pleasantly); "sailing is her favorite pastime"; "his main pastime is gambling"; "he counts reading among his interests"; "they criticized the boy for his limited pursuits"
an auxiliary activity
a search for an alternative that meets cognitive criteria; "the pursuit of love"; "life is more than the pursuance of fame"; "a quest for wealth"