To come as something additional or extraneous; to occur with reference or relation to something else; to happen upon or after something else; to be added; to take place; to happen.
- To come or occur as something extraneous, additional, or unexpected. See Synonyms at follow.
- To follow immediately after; ensue.
- Philosophy To be dependent on a set of facts or properties in such a way that change can occur only after change has occurred in those facts or properties.