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followings

fol·low·ing
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fol-oh-ing]
    • /ˈfɒl oʊ ɪŋ/
    • /ˈfɑl·oʊ·ɪŋ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fol-oh-ing]
    • /ˈfɒl oʊ ɪŋ/

Definitions of followings word

  • noun followings a body of followers, attendants, adherents, etc. 1
  • noun followings the body of admirers, attendants, patrons, etc., of someone or something: That television show has a large following. 1
  • noun followings the following, that which comes immediately after, as pages, lines, etc.: See the following for a list of exceptions. 1
  • adjective followings that follows or moves in the same direction: a following wind. 1
  • adjective followings that comes after or next in order or time; ensuing: the following day. 1
  • adjective followings that is now to follow; now to be mentioned, described, related, or the like: Check the following report for details. 1

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Origin of followings

First appearance:

before 1250
One of the 11% oldest English words
First recorded in 1250-1300, following is from the Middle English word folwing. See follow, -ing1, -ing2

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Parts of speech for Followings

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

followings popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 96% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

followings usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for followings

noun followings

  • audiences — the group of spectators at a public event; listeners or viewers collectively, as in attendance at a theater or concert: The audience was respectful of the speaker's opinion.
  • circles — A bagginess of the skin below the eyes from lack of sleep.
  • clientage — a body of clients; clientele.
  • clienteles — Plural form of clientele.
  • corteges — Plural form of cortege.

adjective followings

  • happenings — something that happens; occurrence; event.
  • comings — Plural form of coming.
  • attendants — a person who attends another, as to perform a service.
  • backs — a large tub, vat, or cistern used by dyers, brewers, distillers, etc., to hold liquids.
  • hinders — to cause delay, interruption, or difficulty in; hamper; impede: The storm hindered our progress.

Antonyms for followings

noun followings

  • oppositions — the action of opposing, resisting, or combating.

adjective followings

  • firsts — being before all others with respect to time, order, rank, importance, etc., used as the ordinal number of one: the first edition; the first vice president.

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