Definitions for: Ensue

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

Webster (1913) Definition: 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.

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.

Syn: To follow; pursue; succeed. See Follow.

Synonyms: result

See Also: be due, come, come after, flow from, follow, prove, turn out, turn up

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