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conform to, follow
v. behave in accordance or in agreement with; "Follow a pattern"; "Follow my example"
stick with, stick to, follow
v. keep to; "Stick to your principles"; "stick to the diet"
v. accept and follow the leadership or command or guidance of; "Let's follow our great helmsman!"; "She followed a guru for years"
survey, follow, surveil
v. keep under surveillance; "The police had been following him for weeks but they could not prove his involvement in the bombing"
espouse, follow, adopt
v. choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans; "She followed the feminist movement"; "The candidate espouses Republican ideals"
come after, follow, succeed
v. be the successor (of); "Carter followed Ford"; "Will Charles succeed to the throne?"
follow, be
v. work in a specific place, with a specific subject, or in a specific function; "He is a herpetologist"; "She is our resident philosopher"
keep an eye on, watch over, follow, observe, watch
v. follow with the eyes or the mind; "Keep an eye on the baby, please!"; "The world is watching Sarajevo"; "She followed the men with the binoculars"
abide by, follow, comply
v. 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"
follow, come
v. to be the product or result; "Melons come from a vine"; "Understanding comes from experience"
follow, postdate
v. be later in time; "Tuesday always follows Monday"
fall out, follow
v. come as a logical consequence; follow logically; "It follows that your assertion is false"; "the theorem falls out nicely"
come after, follow
v. come after in time, as a result; "A terrible tsunami followed the earthquake"
v. be next; "Mary plays best, with John and Sue following"
v. grasp the meaning; "Can you follow her argument?"; "When he lectures, I cannot follow"
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adapt, conform, adjust
v. adapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions; "We must adjust to the bad economic situation"
take in, adopt
v. take into one's family; "They adopted two children from Nicaragua"
canvas, analyse, canvass, examine, study, analyze
v. consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning; "analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare"; "analyze the evidence in a criminal trial"; "analyze your real motives"
v. examine (organs) for diagnostic purposes
examine minutely, explore
v. examine minutely
v. make a survey of; for statistical purposes
explore, search, research
v. inquire into; "the students had to research the history of the Second World War for their history project"; "He searched for information on his relatives on the web"; "Scientists are exploring the nature of consciousness"
v. travel to or penetrate into; "explore unknown territory in biology"
v. regard or treat with consideration, respect, and esteem; "Please consider your family"
scrutinise, inspect, scrutinize, audit
v. examine carefully for accuracy with the intent of verification; "audit accounts and tax returns"
v. consent or assent to a condition, or agree to do something; "She agreed to all my conditions"; "He agreed to leave her alone"
defend, champion
v. protect or fight for as a champion
tailor-make, tailor, sew
v. create (clothes) with cloth; "Can the seamstress sew me a suit by next week?"
observe with care, observe, note
v. observe with care or pay close attention to; "Take note of this chemical reaction"
see, find, witness
v. perceive or be contemporaneous with; "We found Republicans winning the offices"; "You'll see a lot of cheating in this school"; "The 1960's saw the rebellion of the younger generation against established traditions"; "I want to see results"
v. observe or determine by looking; "Watch how the dog chases the cats away"
consider, regard
v. look at attentively
v. look over carefully or inspect; "He surveyed his new classmates"
take in, catch, see, view, watch
v. see or watch; "view a show on television"; "This program will be seen all over the world"; "view an exhibition"; "Catch a show on Broadway"; "see a movie"
v. perceive oneself to be in a certain condition or place; "I found myself in a difficult situation"; "When he woke up, he found himself in a hospital room"
glint, peek, glance
v. throw a glance at; take a brief look at; "She only glanced at the paper"; "I only peeked--I didn't see anything interesting"
v. give preference to one creditor over another
baby-sit, sit
v. work or act as a baby-sitter; "I cannot baby-sit tonight; I have too much homework to do"
v. be obedient to
v. come about or follow as a consequence; "nothing will result from this meeting"
agree, tally, gibe, jibe, check, correspond, fit, match
v. be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics; "The two stories don't agree in many details"; "The handwriting checks with the signature on the check"; "The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun"
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come before, precede
v. be the predecessor of; "Bill preceded John in the long line of Susan's husbands"
v. refuse to go along with; refuse to follow; be disobedient; "He disobeyed his supervisor and was fired"
jib, baulk, balk, resist
v. refuse to comply
antecede, antedate, forgo, forego, precede, predate
v. be earlier in time; go back further; "Stone tools precede bronze tools"
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