Synonyms for Follower:

n.

sympathizer, proponent, exponent, friend, ideologue. advance person, administrative assistant, aid. man, enthusiast, lover, fanatic. partisan, precede, supporter, over, adherent, satellite, cohort, disciple. adherent (noun)
worshiper, yes-man, apostle, fan, participant, recruit, promoter, witness, advocate, member, admirer, groupie, disciple, partisan, pupil, evangelist, aficionado, votary, vassal, upholder, seconder, satellite, copycat, true believer, hanger-on, patron, devotee, imitator, zealot, believer, sponsor, Sectary, supporter, lackey, proselyte.
admirer (noun)
lover.
assistant (noun)
flunky, employee, helpmate, assistant, aide-de-camp, henchman, partner, aide, accomplice, abettor, laborer, underling, helper, proxy, menial, agent, acolyte, lieutenant, extra, Aider, stooge, hireling, auxiliary, chaperone, servant, deputy, associate, benefactor, minion, second, attendant, functionary, patsy, subordinate, ancillary, junior, adjunct, attorney, accessory, backer.
believer (noun)
upholder.
convert (noun)
proselyte.
copyist (noun)
imitator.
enthusiast (noun)
fan, participant.
follower (noun)
trail, tail, caboose, conclusion, postscript.
hanger-on (noun)
hanger-on.
inferior (noun)
junior, menial.
messenger (noun)
apostle.
person who believes or has great interest (noun)
vassal, servant, copycat, devotee, adherent, advocate, minion, cohort, proselyte, attendant, votary, imitator, worshiper, pupil, supporter, participant, Sectary, apostle, hanger-on, member, believer, backer, helper, admirer, satellite, zealot, partisan, promoter, disciple, patron, stooge, lackey, fan.
promoter (noun)
promoter.
zealot (noun)
devotee.

v.

convert (verb)
believer.

Other synonyms:

sponsor, admirer, fanatic, friend, aficionado, enthusiast, sympathizer, advocate, groupie, ideologue, proponent, promoter, lover. evangelist, exponent. satellite, man, cohort. copyist
imitator.
neophyte
proselyte.
partisan
zealot.
student
pupil.
Other relevant words:
votary, hanger-on, aid, exponent, pupil, aficionado, recruit, partisan, groupie, sympathizer, advocate, member, proselyte, enthusiast, adherent, vassal, fan, over, copycat, satellite, supporter, participant, yes-man, disciple, Sectary, apostle, believer, evangelist, imitator, seconder, admirer, precede, fanatic, worshiper, lover, proponent, sponsor, patron, upholder, friend, witness, promoter, lackey, man, devotee, ideologue, cohort, zealot.

Usage examples for follower

  1. " We have been acquainted with the brother who has communicated to you some facts that fell under his observation, whilst in his native state; he is a professed follower of our Lord, and we have great confidence in him as a man of integrity, discretion, and strict Christian principle. – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  2. The Christ has found a faithful follower in him, Pepeeta. – The Redemption of David Corson by Charles Frederic Goss