verb (used without object), en·sued, en·su·ing.
Origin of ensue
Examples from the Web for ensued
The severe traffic jams that ensued wrought chaos in and around the Hudson River town of Fort Lee.Christie Aides Can Keep Bridgegate Emails Under Wraps|Olivia Nuzzi|April 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Al Bawaba and Ma'an reported just some of the indignation that ensued thereafter on the major's Facebook wall.
But more powerful was the boycott that ensued, with 98 advertisers pulling their support for the show.
Since Corsi posted the letter, a dialogue about gender—one long ignored in Italy—has ensued.Catholic Priest Blames Italy’s Stiletto Murders on Women|Barbie Latza Nadeau|December 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
And the psychodrama that ensued has been a gift that keeps on giving.France’s Petty Politics Brings Christmas Early to Scandal Lovers|Tracy McNicoll|December 15, 2012|DAILY BEAST
We will present a stenographic report of the dialogue which then ensued, to the best of our ability.Les Misrables|Victor Hugo
But it was he began the quarrel, and not I; and the evil consequences which ensued were entirely of his creating.Barry Lyndon|William Makepeace Thackeray
From any dilemma that ensued, the reserve of speed gave him a power of withdrawal, in relying upon which he was right.
You know us both thoroughly, besides, and can have no difficulty in filling up the debate which ensued.The Dodd Family Abroad, Vol. II.(of II)|Charles James Lever
When, at last, the awful truth was known to them there ensued a scene, the like of which was never known in a theatre before.Abraham Lincoln, Volume 2 (of 2)|William H. Herndon
verb -sues, -suing or -sued
Word Origin for ensue
late 14c., from Old French ensu-, past participle stem of ensivre "follow close upon, come afterward," from Late Latin insequere, from Latin insequi "to pursue, follow, follow after; come next," from in- "upon" (see in- (2)) + sequi "follow" (see sequel). Related: Ensued; ensues; ensuing.