Meaning of FOLLOWER in English
fol ‧ low ‧ er /ˈfɒləʊə $ ˈfɑːloʊər/ BrE AmE noun [countable]
[ Word Family: noun : ↑ follower , ↑ following ; verb : ↑ follow ; adjective : ↑ following ]
someone who believes in a particular system of ideas, or who supports a leader who teaches these ideas ⇨ disciple , supporter :
Marx and his followers were convinced that capitalism would destroy itself.
followers of Sun Myung Moon, better known as Moonies
⇨ ↑ camp follower
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English. Longman - Словарь современного английского языка. 2012