without a trace
Definition of without a trace
: without leaving any signs to show where one went He disappeared/vanished without a trace.
Word by Word Definitions
: a course or path that one follows
: a mark or line left by something that has passed
: 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
: either of two straps, chains, or lines of a harness for attaching a draft animal to something (such as a vehicle) to be drawn
: one or more vascular bundles supplying a leaf or twig
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