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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 imprint, trace, trail Related Words 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 footpath, path, pathway, trace, trailRelated Words 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 course, line, pathway, route, routeway [chiefly British], steps, path, wayRelated Words circle, circuit, loop, orbit; arc, flight path, trajectory; ascent, descent


track

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of track

  1. 1 to go after or on the track of predators stealthily tracking their prey Synonyms bird-dog, chase, course, dog, hound, pursue, run, shadow, tag, tail, trace, follow, trailRelated Words accompany, chaperone (or chaperon), escort; hunt, search (for), seek; eye, observe, watchNear Antonyms headAntonyms 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 course, cover, cross, cut (across), follow, go, navigate, pass (over), perambulate, peregrinate, proceed (along), traverse, transit, travelRelated Words hike, traipse, tramp, tread, walk; ride, run; crisscross



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