Definition of Follow up

1. Verb. Pursue to a conclusion or bring to a successful issue. "She followed up his recommendations with a written proposal"

2. Verb. Increase the effectiveness or success of by further action. "The doctor followed up the surgery with radiation"
Generic synonyms: Enhance
Derivative terms: Follow-up, Follow-up, Follow-up, Followup, Followup, Followup

Definition of Follow up

1. Verb. To take further actions remaining after an event; to continue, revisit, or persist; especially, to maintain communication. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Follow Up

follow-up studies
follow-up study
follow in someone's footsteps
follow on
follow one's bliss
follow ons
follow out
follow somebody off a cliff
follow suit
follow through
follow up (current term)
follow up on
followed by
followed on
followed up

Literary usage of Follow up

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1909)
"It was left to Wade's army, or rather to the English part of it, now under Hawley's command, to follow up the rebels, whose numbers had been raised by ..."

2. Illicit Drug Use, Smoking and Drinking by America's High School Students by Lloyd D. Johnston, Patrick M. O'Malley, Jerald G. Bachman (1993)
"Differential weighting is then used in all follow-up analyses to ... Follow-up procedures. Using information provided by respondents at the time of the ..."

3. Financing an Enterprise by Hugh Ronald Conyngton (1921)
"In any of these or in the many other cases that arise, the follow-up letter may ... Sometimes a follow-up letter will be sent inquiring directly why no ..."

4. Socratic Circles: Fostering Critical and Creative Thinking in Middle and by Matt Copeland (2005)
"Creating follow-up activities for students after the dialogue is one way to enhance learning and keep the ... Follow-up activities also serve an important ..."

5. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"Preliminary follow-up data show that in approximately one third of the patients ... The study presents the results of follow-up of a male population born ..."

6. Developing a Law Enforcement Stress Program for Officers and Their Families by Peter Finn, Julie E. Tomz (1998)
"Monitoring and Follow-up Most programs provide some kind of follow-up to the initial training to reinforce or expand the peers' skills, enable them to share ..."

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