verb (used without object), en·sued, en·su·ing.
Origin of ensue
Examples from the Web for ensuing
Chan ordered the man to put it down and the ensuing criminal complaint would say that he complied.
In the ensuing years, he was incarcerated on and off for a total of four years.Family's Best Friend Charged With Murdering Them All|Nina Strochlic|November 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
All known records between Philadelphia and Baltimore were broken during the ensuing five weeks.
The ensuing night gave me the grand migraine of my life, with throbs like the blows of an ax and continuous pinwheels.
In the ensuing nine months, divisions have considerably deepened because of mass atrocities committed by both sides.
George Sannel could never remember with distinctness the ensuing events of that afternoon.Jan of the Windmill|Juliana Horatia Ewing
It is fully calculated by the packers that this number will be exceeded ten per cent in the ensuing year.
For this fact, soon after it was done, Wigley was apprehended, and convicted at the ensuing sessions.
To this preoccupation of man and dog may be ascribed the ensuing catastrophe.Caybigan|James Hopper
We have incidental references during the ensuing decade to the existence of sick wards in workhouses.English Poor Law Policy|Sidney Webb
British Dictionary definitions for ensuing (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for ensuing (2 of 2)
verb -sues, -suing or -sued
Word Origin for ensue
Word Origin and History for ensuing
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.