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track

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of track

  1. 1 a mark or series of marks left on a surface by something that has passed along it a muddy track across the kitchen floor Synonyms of track imprint, trace, trail Words Related to track footmark, footprint, footstep, hoofprint, path, print, pug, rut, step, tread; artifact, evidence, leavings, relic, remain(s), remainder, reminder, remnant, residual, residue, sign, spoor, telltale, token, vestige; clue, cue, hint, indication, inkling, intimation, lead, suggestion; scent, shadow, whiff

  2. 2 a rough course or way formed by or as if by repeated footsteps there was still a faint track through the underbrush that indicated where the path used to be Synonyms of track footpath, path, pathway, trace, trailWords Related to track bridle path; towpath; alley, alleyway, bypath, byroad, bystreet, byway, passageway, walkway; cutoff, shortcut; lane, pass, passage, road, roadway, route, row, run, runway, street, thoroughfare

  3. 3 the direction along which something or someone moves I followed the track of the thief's eyes as he watched the woman put the money into her purse and walk away Synonyms of track course, line, pathway, route, routeway [chiefly British], steps, path, wayWords Related to track circle, circuit, loop, orbit; arc, flight path, trajectory; ascent, descent

Synonym Discussion of track

trace, vestige, track mean a perceptible sign made by something that has passed. trace may suggest any line, mark, or discernible effect.
    • the killer left no traces
vestige applies to a tangible reminder such as a fragment or remnant of what is past and gone.
    • boulders that are vestiges of the last ice age
track implies a continuous line that can be followed.
    • the fossilized tracks of dinosaurs

track

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of track

  1. 1 to go after or on the track of predators stealthily tracking their prey Synonyms of track bird-dog, chase, course, dog, hound, pursue, run, shadow, tag, tail, trace, follow, trailWords Related to track accompany, chaperone (or chaperon), escort; hunt, search (for), seek; eye, observe, watchNear Antonyms of track headAntonyms of track guide, lead, pilot

  2. 2 to make one's way through, across, or over once upon a time, millions of buffalo tracked the wide open plains Synonyms of track course, cover, cross, cut (across), follow, go, navigate, pass (over), perambulate, peregrinate, proceed (along), traverse, transit, travelWords Related to track hike, traipse, tramp, tread, walk; ride, run; crisscross



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