[fol-oh-on, -awn] /ˈfɒl oʊˌɒn, -ˌɔn/
following or evolving as the next logical step:
Aircraft manufacturers can expect follow-on sales for spare parts.
an immediate second innings forced on a team scoring a prescribed number of runs fewer than its opponents in the first innings
(intransitive, adverb) (of a team) to play a follow-on
/ˈfɒləʊʃɪp/ noun 1. the practice of doing what other people suggest, rather than taking the lead
noun 1. Also, following shot. Movies, Television. a traveling shot made as the camera moves along with the subject: a follow shot of the buffalo stampede, taken from a low-flying helicopter. 2. Billiards, Pool. a stroke that causes the cue ball to roll forward after striking the object ball. Compare .
- Follow something up
- Follow the crowd
Go along with the majority, do what most others are doing. For example, Make your own decision—don’t just follow the crowd.