un·​track ˌən-ˈtrak How to pronounce untrack (audio)
untracked; untracking; untracks

transitive verb

: to cause to escape from a slump
couldn't get untracked and played poorly throughout the game

Examples of untrack in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Dolphins mortgaged chunks of their future last offseason, in laudable efforts to untrack Tua. Tom Krasovic, San Diego Union-Tribune, 2 Jan. 2023 Stanford took a while to get untracked against Cal on Thursday night at Maples Pavilion, but the Bears seemingly didn’t get untracked at all. Steve Kroner, SFChronicle.com, 2 Jan. 2020 Sunday was another important step for Lock (now 3-1 as the starter) and the running game got untracked after recent struggles. Ryan O’Halloran, The Denver Post, 22 Dec. 2019 Allowed to get untracked early, his long-range shooting ruined many effective defensive possessions with his quick release and pure shooting stroke. BostonGlobe.com, 18 Nov. 2019 Oregon State couldn’t get its offense untracked, as the Beavers managed a season-low 119 yards against the Huskies. oregonlive, 8 Nov. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1939, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of untrack was in 1939

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Cite this Entry

“Untrack.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/untrack. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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