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FOLLOW-THROUGH

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does follow-through mean? 

FOLLOW-THROUGH (noun)
  The noun FOLLOW-THROUGH has 2 senses:

1. carrying some project or intention to full completion
2. the act of carrying a stroke to its natural completion

  Familiarity information: FOLLOW-THROUGH used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


FOLLOW-THROUGH (noun)


Sense 1follow-through [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Carrying some project or intention to full completion

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Context example:

I appreciated his follow-through on his promise

Hypernyms ("follow-through" is a kind of...):

closing; completion; culmination; mop up; windup (a concluding action)


Sense 2follow-through [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The act of carrying a stroke to its natural completion

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Context examples:

his follow-through was straight down the line toward the target / squash can be dangerous if your opponent has a long follow-through

Hypernyms ("follow-through" is a kind of...):

closing; completion; culmination; mop up; windup (a concluding action)

Holonyms ("follow-through" is a part of...):

shot; stroke ((sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand)


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