What does the word following mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • A body of adherents or attendants.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Next in order; succeeding.

Usage examples for following

  1. They remained at Camaret till the following morning. – Memoirs and Correspondence of Admiral Lord de Saumarez, Vol. I by Sir John Ross
  2. In the evening when Mrs. Ashford went into the kitchen to pay this Mrs. Scott for her day's work, Marty, who had a great habit of following her mother around the house, went also. – A Missionary Twig by Emma L. Burnett