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ENSUE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does ensue mean? 

ENSUE (verb)
  The verb ENSUE has 1 sense:

1. issue or terminate (in a specified way, state, etc.); end

  Familiarity information: ENSUE used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ENSUE (verb)


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Meaning:

Issue or terminate (in a specified way, state, etc.); end

Classified under:

Verbs of being, having, spatial relations

Synonyms:

ensue; result

Context example:

result in tragedy

Hypernyms (to "ensue" is one way to...):

prove; turn out; turn up (be shown or be found to be)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "ensue"):

come (happen as a result)

be due; flow from (be the result of)

fall out; follow (come as a logical consequence; follow logically)

come after; follow (come after in time, as a result)

Sentence frames:

Something ----s
It ----s that CLAUSE


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