Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun follow-up

3 senses of follow-up

Sense 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")
       => work, piece of work -- (a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing; "it is not regarded as one of his more memorable works"; "the symphony was hailed as an ingenious work"; "he was indebted to the pioneering work of John Dewey"; "the work of an active imagination"; "erosion is the work of wind or water over time")

Sense 2
follow-up, followup -- (an activity that continues something that has already begun or that repeats something that has already been done)
       => activity -- (any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity")

Sense 3
follow-up, followup, reexamination, review -- (a subsequent examination of a patient for the purpose of monitoring earlier treatment)
       => examination, scrutiny -- (the act of examining something closely (as for mistakes))

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb follow-up

2 senses of follow up

Sense 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")
       => complete, finish -- (come or bring to a finish or an end; "He finished the dishes"; "She completed the requirements for her Master's Degree"; "The fastest runner finished the race in just over 2 hours; others finished in over 4 hours")

Sense 2
follow up -- (increase the effectiveness or success of by further action; "The doctor followed up the surgery with radiation")
       => enhance -- (make better or more attractive; "This sauce will enhance the flavor of the meat")

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