Antonyms of following :
Examples of usage:
I led, Dio following close behind me. "With Axe and Rifle", W.H.G. Kingston.
" She had not been here long, but she had a good following. "Uncle William The Man Who Was Shif'less", Jennette Lee.
Did you blame the boy for following? "Little Rivers A Book Of Essays In Profitable Idleness", Henry van Dyke.