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trail

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of trail

  1. 1 a rough course or way formed by or as if by repeated footsteps took a trail through the woods to get to the main road Synonyms footpath, path, pathway, trace, track Related 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

  2. 2 a mark or series of marks left on a surface by something that has passed along it the slugs left a slimy trail on the sidewalk Synonyms imprint, trace, trackRelated 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


trail

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of trail

  1. to go after or on the track of we trailed our friend into the woods, inadvertently spoiling his plans for a solitary hike Synonyms bird-dog, chase, course, dog, hound, pursue, run, shadow, tag, tail, trace, track, followRelated Words accompany, chaperone (or chaperon), escort; hunt, search (for), seek; eye, observe, watchNear Antonyms headAntonyms guide, lead, pilot



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