Noun: follow-through 'fó-low,throo
Verb: follow through fó-low-throo
- Carrying some project or intention to full completion
"I appreciated his follow-through on his promise"
- The act of carrying a stroke to its natural completion
"his follow-through was straight down the line toward the target"; "squash can be dangerous if your opponent has a long follow-through"
- (sport) carry a stroke to natural completion after hitting or releasing a ball
- Pursue to a conclusion or bring to a successful issue
"She followed through his recommendations with a written proposal";
- follow up, follow out, carry out, implement, put through, go through
Derived forms: follows through, following through, followed through, follow-throughs
Type of: closing, complete, completion, culmination, finish, hit, mop up, windup
Part of: shot, stroke
Encyclopedia: Follow through