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en·sue

 (ĕn-so͞o′)
intr.v. en·sued, en·su·ing, en·sues
To take place afterward or as a result. See Synonyms at follow.

[Middle English ensuen, from Old French ensuivre, ensu-, from Vulgar Latin *īnsequere, from Latin īnsequī, to follow closely : in-, intensive pref.; see en-1 + sequī, to follow; see sekw- in Indo-European roots.]

ensue

(ɪnˈsjuː)
vb, -sues, -suing or -sued
1. (intr) to follow; come next or afterwards
2. (intr) to follow or occur as a consequence; result
3. (tr) obsolete to pursue
[C14: from Anglo-French ensuer, from Old French ensuivre, from en-1 + suivre to follow, from Latin sequī]

en•sue

(ɛnˈsu)

v.i. -sued, -su•ing.
1. to follow in order; come afterward, esp. in immediate succession.
2. to follow as a consequence.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Anglo-French ensuer (c. Old French ensui(v)re)]
syn: See follow.

ensue


Past participle: ensued
Gerund: ensuing

Imperative
ensue
ensue
Present
I ensue
you ensue
he/she/it ensues
we ensue
you ensue
they ensue
Preterite
I ensued
you ensued
he/she/it ensued
we ensued
you ensued
they ensued
Present Continuous
I am ensuing
you are ensuing
he/she/it is ensuing
we are ensuing
you are ensuing
they are ensuing
Present Perfect
I have ensued
you have ensued
he/she/it has ensued
we have ensued
you have ensued
they have ensued
Past Continuous
I was ensuing
you were ensuing
he/she/it was ensuing
we were ensuing
you were ensuing
they were ensuing
Past Perfect
I had ensued
you had ensued
he/she/it had ensued
we had ensued
you had ensued
they had ensued
Future
I will ensue
you will ensue
he/she/it will ensue
we will ensue
you will ensue
they will ensue
Future Perfect
I will have ensued
you will have ensued
he/she/it will have ensued
we will have ensued
you will have ensued
they will have ensued
Future Continuous
I will be ensuing
you will be ensuing
he/she/it will be ensuing
we will be ensuing
you will be ensuing
they will be ensuing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been ensuing
you have been ensuing
he/she/it has been ensuing
we have been ensuing
you have been ensuing
they have been ensuing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been ensuing
you will have been ensuing
he/she/it will have been ensuing
we will have been ensuing
you will have been ensuing
they will have been ensuing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been ensuing
you had been ensuing
he/she/it had been ensuing
we had been ensuing
you had been ensuing
they had been ensuing
Conditional
I would ensue
you would ensue
he/she/it would ensue
we would ensue
you would ensue
they would ensue
Past Conditional
I would have ensued
you would have ensued
he/she/it would have ensued
we would have ensued
you would have ensued
they would have ensued
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.ensue - issue or terminate (in a specified way, state, etc.); end; "result in tragedy"
come - happen as a result; "Nothing good will come of this"
prove, turn out, turn up - be shown or be found to be; "She proved to be right"; "The medicine turned out to save her life"; "She turned up HIV positive"
be due, flow from - be the result of
fall out, follow - come as a logical consequence; follow logically; "It follows that your assertion is false"; "the theorem falls out nicely"
come after, follow - come after in time, as a result; "A terrible tsunami followed the earthquake"

ensue

verb follow, result, develop, succeed, proceed, arise, stem, derive, come after, roll up, issue, befall, flow, come next, come to pass (archaic), supervene, be consequent on, turn out or up A brief but violent scuffle ensued.
lead, introduce, precede, usher, pave the way, go before, come first, go ahead of, antecede, forerun

ensue

verb
1. To occur as a consequence:
2. To occur after in time:
Idiom: follow on the heels of.
Translations
يَنْشَأ عن، يَتْبَع
følge
fylgja í kjölfariî
kilęs
izceltiesrasties
nasledovať
-den gelmekizlemek

ensue

[ɪnˈsjuː] VI (= follow) → seguir(se); (= result) → resultar (from de)

ensue

[ɪnˈsjuː] vi (= follow) → s'ensuivre

ensue

vifolgen (from, on aus); it ensues that …daraus folgt, dass…; I don’t know what ensuedich weiß nicht, was daraufhin geschah

ensue

[ɪnˈsjuː] vi (follow) → seguire
to ensue (from) (result) → risultare (da)

ensue

(inˈsjuː) verb
to come after; to result (from). the panic that ensued from the false news report.
enˈsuing adjective
coming after; happening as a result. She was killed in the ensuing riots.
References in classic literature ?
On the other side, the commodities of usury are, first, that howsoever usury in some respect hindereth merchandizing, yet in some other it advanceth it; for it is certain that the greatest part of trade is driven by young merchants, upon borrowing at interest; so as if the usurer either call in, or keep back, his money, there will ensue, presently, a great stand of trade.
Then no man, however wise, will be able to avert the consequences that must ensue.
Frankie is now head of the Family, and much of what ensues arises out of her need to retain control and to exact revenge for the murders of some of those closest to her over the years.
Henry handles the ball in a World Cup qualifier and a goal is scored, Lampard sees a shot bounce off the crossbar and over the line but no goal is given and a Czech player blatantly dives in the penalty area against Scotland to gain a penalty and a goal ensues.
However, havoc ensues when the group of mostly newly-single, or at least newly-divorced, friends meets for supper at Lucy's place.
Flirting ensues, the guy gets cocky because two girls dig him, and the whole thing builds when a third girl enters the scene.
Along with Sarah, Ryan sets out to find the evildoers who are plotting against Echelon and to stop them before worldwide disaster ensues.