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Another word for follower

  1. One who supports and adheres to another

  2. See also:



Synonym Study

  • Partisan refers to an unswerving, often blindly devoted, adherent of some person or cause
  • Disciple implies a personal, devoted relationship to the teacher of some doctrine or leader of some movement Plato was a disciple of Socrates
  • Adherent refers to a close, active follower of some theory, cause, etc. the adherents of a political party
  • Supporter applies to one who upholds or defends opinions or theories that are disputed or under attack a supporter of technocracy
  • Follower is the general term for one who follows or believes in the teachings or theories of someone a follower of Freud