Follower

  • 1 follower — fol‧low‧er [ˈfɒləʊə ǁ ˈfɑːloʊər] noun [countable] 1. also market follower MARKETING a company or product which is not one of the main ones in a particular market and does not have a large share of the market: • They returned to the business last… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 2 follower — follower, adherent, disciple, sectary, partisan, henchman, satellite are comparable when denoting one who attaches himself to another. Follower is the inclusive term, denoting a person who attaches himself to the person or opinions of another… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 3 follower — [fäl′ō ər] n. [ME folwere < OE folgere] 1. a person or thing that follows; specif., a) a person who follows another s beliefs or teachings; disciple b) a servant or attendant 2. a gear or part of a machine that is given motion by another part …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 Follower — Fol low*er, n. [OE. folwere, AS. folgere.] 1. One who follows; a pursuer; an attendant; a disciple; a dependent associate; a retainer. [1913 Webster] 2. A sweetheart; a beau. [Colloq.] A. Trollope. [1913 Webster] 3. (Steam Engine) (a) The… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 follower — index addict, coadjutant, cohort, consociate, disciple, member (individual in a group), parasite, partisan …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 follower — (n.) O.E. folgere retainer, servant, disciple; successor, agent noun from FOLLOW (Cf. follow). Related: Followers …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 follower — [n] person who believes or has great interest addict, adherent, admirer, advocate, apostle, attendant, backer, believer, bootlicker*, buff, client, cohort, companion, convert, copycat, devotee, disciple, fan, fancier, freak*, habitué, hanger on* …

    New thesaurus

  • 8 follower — ► NOUN 1) a person who follows. 2) a supporter, fan, or disciple …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 follower — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ ardent, close, enthusiastic, keen (esp. BrE) ▪ an ardent follower of the sport ▪ dedicated, devoted, devout …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 10 follower — /fol oh euhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that follows. 2. a person who follows another in regard to his or her ideas or belief; disciple or adherent. 3. a person who imitates, copies, or takes as a model or ideal: He was little more than a follower …

    Universalium

  • 11 follower — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. adherent, disciple, cohort. See accompaniment. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. adherent, disciple, supporter, fan, partisan, attendant, henchman, hanger on, companion, vassal, lackey, helper, acolyte, recruit …

    English dictionary for students

  • 12 follower */*/ — UK [ˈfɒləʊə(r)] / US [ˈfɑloʊər] noun [countable] Word forms follower : singular follower plural followers 1) someone who believes what a religion or system of ideas teaches, or who supports the person who established them Marx still has many… …

    English dictionary

  • 13 follower — fol•low•er [[t]ˈfɒl oʊ ər[/t]] n. 1) a person or thing that follows 2) a person who follows another in regard to his or her ideas or belief 3) a person who imitates, copies, or takes as a model or ideal 4) an attendant, servant, or retainer 5)… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 14 follower — noun Date: before 12th century 1. a. one in the service of another ; retainer b. one that follows the opinions or teachings of another c. one that imitates another 2. archaic one that chases 3. a sheet added to the first sheet of an indenture or… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 15 Follower — See also Follower (dance) Follower is the title of a poem by Seamus Heaney, about how he admired and followed his father.In this poem, Heaney reflects and looks back almost nostalgically at Irish farming through a description of his fathers… …

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  • 16 follower — n. a faithful follower * * * [ fɒləʊə] a faithful follower …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 17 follower — fol|low|er [ˈfɔləuə US ˈfa:louər] n someone who believes in a particular system of ideas, or who supports a leader who teaches these ideas →↑disciple, supporter ↑supporter ▪ Marx and his followers were convinced that capitalism would destroy… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 follower — [[t]fɒ̱loʊə(r)[/t]] followers N COUNT: usu with poss A follower of a particular person, group, or belief is someone who supports or admires this person, group, or belief. → See also camp follower ...followers of the Zulu Inkatha movement. ...the… …

    English dictionary

  • 19 follower — See cam follower valve follower …

    Dictionary of automotive terms

  • 20 follower — See: CAMP FOLLOWER …

    Dictionary of American idioms