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trailing

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

the act of going after or in the tracks of another
  • the detectives' trailing of the suspect led them to the stolen merchandise

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trailing

verb
present participle of trail

Synonyms & Antonyms of trailing (Entry 2 of 2)

to go after or on the track of
  • we trailed our friend into the woods, inadvertently spoiling his plans for a solitary hike

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“Trailing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/trailing. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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