Ensuing

[ɛnsjˈuːɪŋ], [ɛnsjˈuːɪŋ], [ɛ_n_s_j_ˈuː_ɪ_ŋ]

Definitions of ensuing:

  1.   of Ensue
  2.   Coming next after.
  3.   Coming next after; following as a consequence.
  4.   following immediately and as a result of what went before; " ensuing events confirmed the prediction"

Antonyms for ensuing:

anterior, preceding, earliest, foremost, foregoing, said, past, original, advance, precedent, Headmost, first, prior, initial, early, maiden, aforesaid, advanced, leadoff, inaugural, former, aforementioned, Forenamed, previous, fore, premier, antecedent, last.


Quotes for ensuing:

  1. This we had to endure with a serious reduction in the price of goods- added to this early in the ensuing spring our glost oven fell while firing doing us considerable damage and rendering it necessary to build a new one. – John Hawley
  2. Three thousand people died at ground zero. Their families are entitled to a little bit of respect, to respect the memory of those poor people that died there. And how about the families of all those soldiers that died in the two ensuing wars? Aren't they entitled to a little bit of respect- the kids, the wives, the parents? – Carl Paladino

Usage examples for ensuing:

  1. It appears, as will be shown in the ensuing chapter, that the action of the surf is favourable to the vigorous growth of the stronger corals, and that sand or sediment, if agitated by the waves, is injurious to them. ” – Coral-Reefs by Darwin, Charles
  2. The weapon could be fired at any given point in space at twenty second intervals, covering every other conceivable point in the ensuing time. ” – Voyage To Eternity by Milton Lesser
  3. Madame Cornelis made the final arrangements on the ensuing Sunday. ” – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  4. “ For three years one has thought inevitably of 1789, and of the ensuing world conflict out of which issued the beginnings of democracy. ” – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  5. The ensuing scolding wasn't pleasant, but neither of the miscreants had the heart to blame Gypsy. ” – Missy by Dana Gatlin
  6. Early as was Pe- lung's return on the ensuing morning, Chang Tao stood on a rocky eminence to greet him, and the outline of his face, though not altogether free of doubt, was by no means hopeless. ” – Kai Lung's Golden Hours by Ernest Bramah Commentator: Hilaire Belloc
  7. On last Sunday, had made our calculations to be in Cape Town on the ensuing Tuesday, from the fine wind we had; but if we get in by next Tuesday, shall consider ourselves fortunate. ” – Kathay: A Cruise in the China Seas by W. Hastings Macaulay
  8. Once yet, this poor one time; I will not pray Even to change the bitterness of it, The bitter taste ensuing on the sweet, To make your tears fall where your soft hair lay All blurred and heavy in some perfumed wise Over my face and eyes. ” – Poems & Ballads (First Series) by Algernon Charles Swinburne
  9. Occasionally he must choose whether he will decide as they wish, or lose his situation on the ensuing election. ” – Diary in America, Series One by Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
  10. The ensuing winter the Athenians sent twenty ships round Peloponnese, under the command of Phormio, who stationed himself at Naupactus and kept watch against any one sailing in or out of Corinth and the Crissaean Gulf. ” – The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides
  11. Indeed, Guy had written on one Saturday that they should probably be home the next, and during the ensuing week Aikenside presented that most uncomfortable phase of a house being cleaned. ” – Aikenside by Mary J. Holmes
  12. At any rate, in his own judgment the ensuing three years were utterly wasted. ” – Prophets of Dissent Essays on Maeterlinck, Strindberg, Nietzsche and Tolstoy by Otto Heller
  13. The causes leading to the rise of this class and its ensuing history were in large measure connected with the theatres themselves. ” – Tragedy by Ashley H. Thorndike
  14. The " Paris Message" was generally looked upon as the Republican answer to Cleveland, and as pointing to Blaine as the inevitable candidate for the ensuing campaign. ” – The United States Since The Civil War by Charles Ramsdell Lingley
  15. This, so far as the Roman dominion extended, was the outcome of that long succession of wars, and changes of rule ensuing on wars, which forms the history of mankind so soon as it leaves the nest of pristine unity at the epoch of the dispersion. ” – Church and State as Seen in the Formation of Christendom by T. W. Allies
  16. That the fighting honours of the ensuing days rightly belong to Augereau may be frankly conceded. ” – The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2) by John Holland Rose
  17. He was soon forgot in the midst of the ensuing conversation between several young lawyers, one of whom remarked that he had heard a sermon delivered which equalled the eloquence and fluency usually reserved to lawyers pleading their cases. ” – Legends of the Skyline Drive and the Great Valley of Virginia by Carrie Hunter Willis Etta Belle Walker
  18. His first entrance into the Senate was in 1817, and he was a member of that body at various periods during the ensuing forty- four years. ” – The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Vol. 1 (of 2) by Jefferson Davis
  19. Neither attribute to cruelty, nor to a want of feeling for the sufferings of the inferior animals, the ensuing experiments. ” – Wanderings in South America by Charles Waterton
  20. Apart from the chagrin which he must necessarily feel at such an appearance of slight, it should be considered that in order to settle his plan of operations for the ensuing campaign, he should take into view the present state of European affairs, and Congress should not leave him in the dark." ” – The True George Washington [10th Ed.] by Paul Leicester Ford

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