AskDefine | Define ensue

Dictionary Definition

ensue v : issue or terminate (in a specified way, state, etc.); end; "result in tragedy" [syn: result]

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Pronunciation

Verb

  1. To occur afterwards, as a result or effect.
    Take three freshmen, 6 bottles of wine, and hilarity will ensue.

Translations

to occur afterwards

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

attend, become of, c, come about, come after, come next, come of, come on, come out, derive, develop, displace, emanate, end, eventuate, fall out, fare, follow, follow after, follow up, go after, inherit, issue, overtake, pan out, proceed, prove, prove to be, replace, result, stem, succeed, supervene, terminate, track, trail, turn out, unfold, work out
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