follow out
transitive verb Date: 1658 1. to follow to the end or to a conclusion 2. carry out, execute <
followed out their orders
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  • follow out — verb pursue to a conclusion or bring to a successful issue Did he go through with the treatment? He implemented a new economic plan She followed up his recommendations with a written proposal • Syn: ↑follow through, ↑follow up, ↑carry out,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • follow out — {v. phr.}, {informal} 1. To do fully; finish (what you are told to do.) * /The boy followed out the instructions and made a fine model plane./ Compare: FOLLOW THROUGH. 2. To keep working at (something) until it is finished; give (something) your… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • follow out — {v. phr.}, {informal} 1. To do fully; finish (what you are told to do.) * /The boy followed out the instructions and made a fine model plane./ Compare: FOLLOW THROUGH. 2. To keep working at (something) until it is finished; give (something) your… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • follow\ out — v. phr. informal 1. To do fully; finish (what you are told to do.) The boy followed out the instructions and made a fine model plane. Compare: follow through 2. To keep working at (smth) until it is finished; give (smth) your attention until it… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • follow out — carry out to the end; go out after someone …   English contemporary dictionary

  • follow — [fäl′ō] vt. [ME folwen < OE folgian, akin to Ger folgen & (?) Welsh olafiad, follower] 1. to come or go after 2. to go after in order to catch; chase; pursue 3. to go along [follow the right road] 4. to come or occur after in time, in a series …   English World dictionary

  • follow up — Synonyms and related words: PS, Parthian shot, addendum, afterthought, anamnesis, appendix, associative anamnesis, attend, back matter, carry through, case history, catamnesis, chase, chivy, chorus, coda, codicil, colophon, come after, conclusion …   Moby Thesaurus

  • follow up — verb 1. pursue to a conclusion or bring to a successful issue Did he go through with the treatment? He implemented a new economic plan She followed up his recommendations with a written proposal • Syn: ↑follow through, ↑follow out, ↑carry out,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • follow — followable, adj. /fol oh/, v.t. 1. to come after in sequence, order of time, etc.: The speech follows the dinner. 2. to go or come after; move behind in the same direction: Drive ahead, and I ll follow you. 3. to accept as a guide or leader;… …   Universalium

  • follow — /ˈfɒloʊ / (say foloh) verb (t) 1. to come after in natural sequence, order of time, etc.; succeed. 2. to go or come after; move behind in the same direction: go on ahead and I ll follow you. 3. to accept as a guide or leader; accept the authority …   Australian English dictionary

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