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Definition of TRACE
Pronunciation : TRACE

noun : TRACE

Source:WordNet 3.1

  • 3. (

    ) a suggestion of some quality; "there was a touch of sarcasm in his tone"; "he detected a ghost of a smile on her face" ;

  • 4. (

    ) a drawing created by superimposing a semitransparent sheet of paper on the original image and copying on it the lines of the original image ;

  • 5. (

    ) either of two lines that connect a horse's harness to a wagon or other vehicle or to a whiffletree ;

  • 6. (

    ) a visible mark (as a footprint) left by the passage of person or animal or vehicle ;

verb : TRACE

Source:WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) follow, discover, or ascertain the course of development of something; "We must follow closely the economic development is Cuba"; "trace the student's progress"; "trace one's ancestry" ;

  • 3. (

    ) to go back over again; "we retraced the route we took last summer"; "trace your path" ;

  • 4. (

    ) pursue or chase relentlessly; "The hunters traced the deer into the woods"; "the detectives hounded the suspect until they found him" ;

  • 5. (

    ) discover traces of; "She traced the circumstances of her birth" ;

  • 6. (

    ) make one's course or travel along a path; travel or pass over, around, or along; "The children traced along the edge of the dark forest"; "The women traced the pasture" ;

  • 7. (

    ) copy by following the lines of the original drawing on a transparent sheet placed upon it; make a tracing of; "trace a design"; "trace a pattern" ;

  • 8. (

    ) read with difficulty; "Can you decipher this letter?"; "The archeologist traced the hieroglyphs" ;


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