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follow up

 
Noun follow up has 3 senses
  1. follow-up, followup - a piece of work that exploits or builds on earlier work; "his new software is a follow-up to the programs they started with"
    --1 is a kind of work, piece of work
    Derived forms: verb follow up1, verb follow up2
  2. follow-up, followup - an activity that continues something that has already begun or that repeats something that has already been done
    --2 is a kind of activity
    Derived forms: verb follow up1, verb follow up2
  3. follow-up, followup, reexamination, review - a subsequent examination of a patient for the purpose of monitoring earlier treatment
    --3 is a kind of examination, scrutiny
    Derived forms: verb follow up1, verb follow up2
Verb follow up has 2 senses
  1. follow through, follow up, follow out, carry out, implement, put through, go through - pursue to a conclusion or bring to a successful issue; "Did he go through with the treatment?"; "He implemented a new economic plan"; "She followed up his recommendations with a written proposal"
    --1 is one way to complete, finish
    Derived forms: noun followup1, noun followup3, noun follow-up3, noun followup2, noun follow-up2, noun follow-up1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. follow up - increase the effectiveness or success of by further action; "The doctor followed up the surgery with radiation"
    --2 is one way to
    enhance
    Derived forms: noun follow-up3, noun followup3, noun follow-up2, noun followup2, noun followup1, noun follow-up1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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