without a trace

Definition of without a trace

  1. :  without leaving any signs to show where one went He disappeared/vanished without a trace.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a course or path that one follows

    :  a mark or line left by something that has passed

    :  footprint

  1. :  delineate, sketch

    :  to form (letters, figures, etc.) carefully or painstakingly

    :  to copy (something, such as a drawing) by following the lines or letters as seen through a transparent superimposed sheet

  1. :  either of two straps, chains, or lines of a harness for attaching a draft animal to something (such as a vehicle) to be drawn

    :  leader

    :  one or more vascular bundles supplying a leaf or twig

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a brief usually trivial fact

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