en·sue /ɪnˈsu, ɛn-/
En·sue v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ensued p. pr. & vb. n. Ensuing.] To follow; to pursue; to follow and overtake. [Obs.] “Seek peace, and ensue it.”
To ensue his example in doing the like mischief. --Golding.
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.
v : issue or terminate (in a specified way, state, etc.); end;
"result in tragedy" [syn: result]