English version


From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishensueen‧sue /ɪnˈsjuː $ ɪnˈsuː/ ●○○ verb [intransitive] formal  AFTERto happen after or as a result of something syn followensue from problems that ensue from food and medical shortages→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
ensueI objected to what he had just said and a heated argument then ensued.This may sound reassuring, but the promised double-digit returns may not ensue.The police were called in to quell the riot that ensued.When police told them to leave, an argument ensued.Here we were sorted our into groups according to the types of honours and quite a long wait ensued.In the ensuing struggle, Meleager dies.The ensuing crash and fire killed three of the four people aboard.The glances exchanged by Faye and Roberta told Alice that trouble would ensue.The theory was that, by letting seniors buy their own plans, competition would ensue and prices would drop.A standoff ensued as hostages begged troops not to fire.Amiss wondered if apoplexy would ensue, but all that followed was silence.
Pictures of the day
What are these?
Click on the pictures to check.
Verb table
Simple Form
> View More
Present perfect
ithas ensued
Past perfect
ithad ensued
itwill ensue
Future perfect
itwill have ensued
> View Less