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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
follower (noun)
1.
a) one in the service of another - retainer
b) one that the opinions or teachings of another - follows
c) one that imitates another
2.
archaic one that chases
3.
a sheet added to the first sheet of an indenture or other deed
4.
a machine part that receives motion from another part
5.
a spring-loaded plate at the bottom of a firearm's magazine that angles cartridges for proper insertion into the chamber
6.
- fan devotee
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
follower (noun)
1.
one who follows the opinions or teachings of another
SYNONIMS:
acolyte, adherent, convert, disciple, epigone, liege man, partisan ( partizan), pupil, votarist, votary
RELATED WORDS:
apostle, missionary, proselytizer, soldier; faithful, loyalist; advocate, backer, champion, supporter; protégé, scholar, student; ideologist, ideologue ( idealogue), sectarian; admirer, cultist, devotee, enthusiast, fan, idolater ( idolator), worshipper ( worshiper), zealot; apparatchik, camp follower, flunky ( flunkey flunkie), hanger-on, henchman, lackey, lickspittle, minion, myrmidon, satellite, stooge, sycophant, toady, yes-man
NEAR ANTONYMS:
apostate, defector, renegade, traitor, turncoat
coryphaeus, leader
follower (noun)
2.
a person who adopts the appearance or behavior of another especially in an obvious way
SYNONIMS:
aper, copyist, echo, follower, imitator, rubber stamp, wannabe ( wannabee)
RELATED WORDS:
parrot; ape, emulator, impersonator, impressionist, mimic
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