Online Google Dictionary

follow up wordnet sense
  1. a piece of work that exploits or builds on earlier work; "his new software is a follow-up to the programs they started with"
  2. follow through: pursue to a conclusion or bring to a successful issue; "Did he go through with the treatment?"; "He implemented a new economic plan"; "She followed up his recommendations with a written proposal"
  3. an activity that continues something that has already begun or that repeats something that has already been done
  4. increase the effectiveness or success of by further action; "The doctor followed up the surgery with radiation"
  5. a subsequent examination of a patient for the purpose of monitoring earlier treatment
  6. A subsidiary action taken as the result of an event; A posted message on Usenet, etc. in reply to a previous one
  7. To take further actions remaining after an event; to continue, revisit, or persist; especially, to maintain communication
  8. (Follow-ups) After you finish a technique you add some other move to it to complete the technique or end it.
  9. (Follow-Ups) Re: FYI: what's OOP's jargons and complexities?, Adrian Sietsma
  10. (Follow-ups) Jean-Louise Modern Concepts & Services keeps a constant track record through database of the exported Manpower. We are always at hand to help. We are at the service of our country men. ...
  11. (Follow-ups) are further assessments by hospital specialists.
  12. A date an attorney gives a forwarder advising when he will be able to report with further information on a claim.
  13. When treatment is complete the periodic visits to the physician are needed to monitor the patient and ensure there has been no recurrence of the disease.
  14. A period of time that study participants are observed to collect information and measure outcomes.
  15. A follow-up program on a much-talked incident. The program airs every Monday at 20:30 and continues for around 20 minutes.
  16. A polite letter submitted to an editor or client inquiring about an unanswered query or manuscript.
  17. A process by which internal auditors determine the adequacy, effectiveness, and timeliness of actions take by management on reported audit findings (include relevant findings made by external auditors and others).
  18. Follow up is shorthand for procedures to ensure that outcomes of review processes have been, or are being, addressed.
  19. An often overlooked and critical part of job-hunting. In the early phases of searching for a job, job-seekers must be proactive in showing continued interest in all job leads -- contacting employers after you've submitted your resume. Read more. ...
  20. Monitoring of job, task, or project progress to see that operations are performed on schedule.
  21. Checking on results periodically after treatment has been prescribed.
  22. A means of gathering data and information about the progress of clients in recovery. Follow-up gathers information about clients over a period of time and is used as a measure of the effectiveness and success of the program.
  23. The actions taken (if any) following the finding of a violation in an individual communication, in order to determine whether the state party has complied with the treaty body’s recommendations.
  24. A reply to an email or newsgroup posting that continues the conversation or idea, known as a thread.
  25. EIA follow-up is a generic term referring to post decisions of proponents or environmental authorities in relation to previous consent decisions and EISs prepared (Arts & Nooteboom 1999).