Ensuing
Ensue En*sue", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ensued}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Ensuing}.] [OF. ensevre, OF. & F. ensuivre, fr. L. insequi; in + sequi to pursue. See {Sue}.] To follow; to pursue; to follow and overtake. [Obs.] ``Seek peace, and ensue it.'' --1 Pet. iii. 11. [1913 Webster]

To ensue his example in doing the like mischief. --Golding. [1913 Webster]


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  • ensuing — adj. subsequent, or occurring as a result; as, ensuing events confirmed the prediction. Syn: following; succeeding. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ensuing — I adjective after, following, later, next, posterior, resultant, resulting, subsequent, succeeding, successive, sequential II index ancillary (subsidiary), consecutive, derivative …   Law dictionary

  • ensuing — [adj] resultant after, coming, coming up, consequent, consequential, following, later, next, next off, posterior, postliminary, subsequent, subsequential; concepts 548,820 Ant. antecedent, preceding …   New thesaurus

  • ensuing — [[t]ɪnsju͟ːɪŋ, AM su͟ː [/t]] 1) ADJ: ADJ n Ensuing events happen immediately after other events. The ensuing argument had been bitter. ...any ensuing problems. 2) ADJ: det ADJ Ensuing months or years follow the time you are talking about. The two …   English dictionary

  • ensuing — en|su|ing [ınˈsju:ıŋ US ˈsu: ] adj [only before noun] happening after a particular action or event, especially as a result of it the ensuing battle/conflict/debate etc ▪ In the ensuing fighting, two students were killed. the ensuing… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • ensuing — en|su|ing [ ın suıŋ ] adjective an ensuing event or activity happens after something else, often as a result of it: The guards returned fire, and the ensuing gunfight lasted all day. a. an ensuing period of time comes after the time or event that …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • ensuing — adjective (only before noun) happening after a particular action or event, especially as a result of it: the ensuing battle/argument/panic etc: Japan attacked Port Arthur and in the ensuing Russo Japanese war the Russians were defeated. | the… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • ensuing — UK [ɪnˈsjuːɪŋ] / US [ɪnˈsuɪŋ] adjective [often before noun] a) an ensuing event or activity happens after something else, often as a result of it The guards returned fire, and the ensuing gunfight lasted all day. b) an ensuing period of time… …   English dictionary

  • ensuing — adjective Refers to the actions, consequences, and repercussions which result from some prior stimulus or event. We watched the derailment and ensuing train wreck with a mixture of fascination and horror. Syn: concomitant …   Wiktionary

  • ensuing — adj. Ensuing is used with these nouns: ↑chaos, ↑confusion, ↑decade, ↑month, ↑uproar, ↑year …   Collocations dictionary

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