随 means 'follow'

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Strokes : 12    Frequency: 1466   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-22    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 39 words   Used in 57 words   Used in 58 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
Kun    まにま   したが
Right side exists in slightly different form as a rare kanji, (possesses that can move)
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This kanji can represent opposites—both obeying orders and doing as one pleases! Learn to say, “I traveled wherever my fancy took me,” “The small boat drifted at the mercy of the waves,” and “The orchid has an extremely vivid color.” Also find out how to say, “Our techniques are unrivaled,” “This plan comes with a problem” and “It seems a long way from here to the town.”
⿰   () hill  ⿺   () move   possess  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 随 is used 1 time, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 随 is used 53 times, read 3 ways.
ズイ : 50 words FIND ALL
Most common form: 隨筆
essays; miscellaneous writings; literary jottings
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したが : 2 words FIND ALL
Most common form: 順う
'u' godan verb, intransitive verb
to abide (by the rules); to obey; to follow; to accompany
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まにま : 1 word FIND ALL
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at the mercy of (e.g. wind, waves); (act) as one is told (by)  (see also: ままに; in form 〜のまにまに; often written with kana only)
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An additional 4 less common words include 随 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 1462  Joy o' Kanji : 1462  Key to Kanji:

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ズイ    follow   
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ユウ   ウ   あ to possess; to exist   
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ten   じゅう    じつ    と    とう    
ガツ   ゲツ   つき month; moon   
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