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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ensue  \En*sue"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Ensued};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Ensuing}.]  [OF.  ensevre  OF  &  F.  ensuivre  fr  L.  insequi 
  in  +  sequi  to  pursue.  See  {Sue}.] 
  To  follow  to  pursue;  to  follow  and  overtake.  [Obs.]  ``Seek 
  peace,  and  ensue  it.''  --1  Pet.  iii.  11. 
 
  To  ensue  his  example  in  doing  the  like  mischief. 
  --Golding. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ensue  \En*sue"\,  v.  i. 
  To  follow  or  come  afterward;  to  follow  as  a  consequence  or  in 
  chronological  succession;  to  result;  as  an  ensuing 
  conclusion  or  effect;  the  year  ensuing  was  a  cold  one 
 
  So  spoke  the  Dame,  but  no  applause  ensued.  --Pope. 
 
  Damage  to  the  mind  or  the  body,  or  to  both  ensues, 
  unless  the  exciting  cause  be  presently  removed.  --I. 
  Taylor. 
 
  Syn:  To  follow  pursue;  succeed.  See  {Follow}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ensue 
  v  :  issue  or  terminate  (in  a  specified  way  state,  etc.);  end 
  "result  in  tragedy"  [syn:  {result}] 




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