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FOLLOW THROUGH

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does follow through mean? 

FOLLOW THROUGH (verb)
  The verb FOLLOW THROUGH has 2 senses:

1. carry a stroke to natural completion after hitting or releasing a ball
2. pursue to a conclusion or bring to a successful issue

  Familiarity information: FOLLOW THROUGH used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


FOLLOW THROUGH (verb)


Sense 1follow through [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Carry a stroke to natural completion after hitting or releasing a ball

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Hypernyms (to "follow through" is one way to...):

hit (cause to move by striking)

Domain category:

athletics; sport (an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


Sense 2follow through [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Pursue to a conclusion or bring to a successful issue

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Synonyms:

follow out; follow up; put through; carry out; follow through; implement; go through

Context examples:

Did he go through with the treatment? / He implemented a new economic plan / She followed up his recommendations with a written proposal

Hypernyms (to "follow through" is one way to...):

complete; finish (come or bring to a finish or an end)

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

adhere (follow through or carry out a plan without deviation)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s PP


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