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  Words related to trail

Related / Similar Words: lead, track, train, chase, chase after, tail, tag, give chase, dog, go after, drag, get behind, hang back, drop behind, shack

 

Definition:
  • a path or track roughly blazed through wild or hilly country;
  • evidence pointing to a possible solution; "the police are following a promising lead"; "the trail led straight to the perpetrator";
  • a track or mark left by something that has passed; "there as a trail of blood"; "a tear left its trail on her cheek";
  • drag loosely along a surface; allow to sweep the ground; "The toddler was trailing his pants"; "She trained her long scarf behind her";
  • hang down so as to drag along the ground; "The bride''s veiled trailed along the ground";
  • go after with the intent to catch; "The policeman chased the mugger down the alley"; "the dog chased the rabbit";
  • to lag or linger behind; "But in so many other areas we still are dragging";
  • move, proceed, or walk draggingly pr slowly; "John trailed behind behis class mates"; "The Mercedes trailed behind the horse cart";

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    See Also: tag along, chase away, drive out, turn back, drive away, dispel, drive off, run off

     

    Hyponyms: cattle trail, deer trail, horse-trail, Iditarod Trail, Indian trail, mountain trail, Santa Fe Trail, ski run, ski trail, slot, spoor, quest, hound, hunt, trace, run down

     

    Grouped Verbs: train

     

    Derivational Morphology: chase, chase after, tail, tag, give chase, dog, go after, track, train, trailer, house trailer, lead, tracker, trailing, tracking, shadow, shadower, shadowing, tailing, pursuer, chaser, pursuit, following, dawdler, drone, laggard, lagger

     

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