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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 ?
A dispute ensues, with loud talk; in the midst of it enter the king.
From the protection of different and unequal faculties of acquiring property, the possession of different degrees and kinds of property immediately results; and from the influence of these on the sentiments and views of the respective proprietors, ensues a division of the society into different interests and parties.
Tis possible; my lord; but before an engagement ensues we shall move your eminence to another castle belonging to our friend Du Vallon, who has three.
After the lapse of half an hour, at the very utmost, it flags -- fails -- a revulsion ensues -- and then the poem is, in effect, and in fact, no longer such.
Tulkinghorn retires into another chamber; bells ring, feet shuffle and patter, silence ensues.
Suppose, a thousand years from now, a malarious swamp builds itself up in the shallow harbor of Smyrna, or something else kills the town; and suppose, also, that within that time the swamp that has filled the renowned harbor of Ephesus and rendered her ancient site deadly and uninhabitable to-day, becomes hard and healthy ground; suppose the natural consequence ensues, to wit: that Smyrna becomes a melancholy ruin, and Ephesus is rebuilt.
We do what we must, and call it by the best names we can, and would fain have the praise of having intended the result which ensues.
Lastly, when organic beings are placed during several generations under conditions not natural to them, they are extremely liable to vary, which is due, as I believe, to their reproductive systems having been specially affected, though in a lesser degree than when sterility ensues.
And away goes the pounding and cheering again, becoming deafening when old Brooke gets on his legs; till, a table having broken down, and a gallon or so of beer been upset, and all throats getting dry, silence ensues, and the hero speaks, leaning his hands on the table, and bending a little forwards.
I call up water, and pour it on the fire, and absolutely no difference ensues.
In the lull consequent on the departure--in that first vacuity which ensues on every separation, foreshadowing the great separation that is always overhanging all mankind--Arthur stood at his desk, looking dreamily out at a gleam of sun.
never does anything but cry, and hold the baby), and a sad interview ensues.