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Synonyms for trail
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Wiktionary

  1. trailnoun

    To drag (something) behind on the ground.

    You'll get your coat all muddy if you trail it around like that.

    Synonyms:
    track, dirt track, path, footpath

  2. trailnoun

    Synonyms:
    spoor

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. trail

    A memorial is that which is intended or fitted to bring to remembrance something that has passed away; it may be vast and stately. On the other hand, a slight token of regard may be a cherished memorial of a friend; either a concrete object or an observance may be a memorial. A vestige is always slight compared with that whose existence it recalls; as, scattered mounds containing implements, weapons, etc., are vestiges of a former civilization. A vestige is always a part of that which has passed away; a trace may be merely the mark made by something that has been present or passed by, and that is still existing, or some slight evidence of its presence or of the effect it has produced; as, traces of game were observed by the hunter. Compare CHARACTERISTIC.

    Synonyms:
    footmark, footprint, footstep, impression, mark, memorial, remains, remnant, sign, token, trace, track, vestige

Princeton's WordNet

  1. trailnoun

    a track or mark left by something that has passed

    "there as a trail of blood"; "a tear left its trail on her cheek"

    Synonyms:
    lead, track

  2. trailnoun

    a path or track roughly blazed through wild or hilly country

    Synonyms:
    lead, track

  3. lead, track, trailverb

    evidence pointing to a possible solution

    "the police are following a promising lead"; "the trail led straight to the perpetrator"

    Synonyms:
    rails, course, data track, path, lead-in, wind, cut, atomic number 82, cart track, confidential information, lead, principal, leading, tether, caterpillar tread, raceway, lead story, caterpillar track, runway, lede, steer, rail, leash, star, running, hint, racetrack, jumper cable, cartroad, jumper lead, booster cable, racecourse, pencil lead, tip, track, spark advance

  4. drag, trail, get behind, hang back, drop behind, drop backverb

    to lag or linger behind

    "But in so many other areas we still are dragging"

    Synonyms:
    draw, give chase, chase after, tangle, haul, hale, get behind, drag on, drop back, train, drag out, tail, embroil, dredge, dog, shack, scuff, drag in, sweep up, puff, go after, sweep, track, tag, chase, cart, drag, hang back, drop behind

  5. chase, chase after, trail, tail, tag, give chase, dog, go after, trackverb

    go after with the intent to catch

    "The policeman chased the mugger down the alley"; "the dog chased the rabbit"

    Synonyms:
    give chase, quest for, traverse, pass over, chase after, cut through, cover, shack, chamfer, mark, get over, chase, drop back, cut across, tail, furrow, go after, get across, train, bob, get behind, label, dog, track, pursue, cross, tag, quest after, drag, dock, hang back, drop behind

  6. trail, shackverb

    move, proceed, or walk draggingly or slowly

    "John trailed behind his class mates"; "The Mercedes trailed behind the horse cart"

    Synonyms:
    give chase, chase after, domicile, shack, get behind, chase, drop back, tail, go after, dog, train, reside, track, tag, drag, domiciliate, hang back, drop behind

  7. trailverb

    hang down so as to drag along the ground

    "The bride's veiled trailed along the ground"

    Synonyms:
    track, dog, chase after, tag, train, drag, drop back, shack, hang back, chase, get behind, go after, tail, drop behind, give chase

  8. trail, trainverb

    drag loosely along a surface; allow to sweep the ground

    "The toddler was trailing his pants"; "She trained her long scarf behind her"

    Synonyms:
    give chase, civilise, civilize, groom, educate, chase after, condition, aim, shack, get behind, develop, discipline, chase, drop back, rail, tail, check, coach, go after, direct, dog, train, cultivate, take aim, take, track, tag, school, drag, hang back, drop behind, prepare

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Editors Contribution

  1. hauling

    exert force on (someone or something) so as to cause movement towards oneself

    she hauled the laden basket up the slope

    Submitted by rinat on September 10, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. trailverb

    Synonyms:
    draw, drag

  2. trailverb

    Synonyms:
    track, trace, follow, hunt

  3. trailverb

    Synonyms:
    [Local Eng.] impose upon, take advantage of one's ignorance

  4. trailverb

    Synonyms:
    drag, be drawn along, be drawn out

  5. trailverb

    Synonyms:
    run (as a plant), climb

  6. trailnoun

    Synonyms:
    train

  7. trailnoun

    Synonyms:
    track, trace, mark, footprint, footmark, footstep

  8. trailnoun

    Synonyms:
    [U. S.] footpath (made by Indians)

  9. trailnoun

    Synonyms:
    entrails (as of fowl or of sheep)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. trailnoun

    Synonyms:
    train, track, wake, spoor, footmark, foil, trace

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How to use trail in a sentence?

  1. Bob Vander Plaats:

    This Nebraska trip might get him in the news a little bit over here, but it’s also probably going to raise questions on why a freshly elected governor is out on the trail and not back home leading. That’s something he’ll have to confront if he chooses to make the race.

  2. Sarah Besocke:

    We like to make our own granola bars and trail mix at home together.

  3. Jeb Bush:

    President Bush has been incredibly supportive of his brother’s campaign and Governor Bush is excited to have him out on the trail.

  4. Karen James:

    He could not have gotten out of the mud, we would not have seen him because he was far enough off the trail.

  5. Mike Krzyzewski:

    Wake Forest : The Demon Deacons had lost four of five coming in, sitting a game ahead of last-place North Carolina in the ACC. Now The Demon Deacons have The Demon Deacons first wins against both Duke and UNC under The Demon Deacons sixth-year coach, both coming in the past month, with Krzyzewski saying Wake Forest was the team that was deserving of winning. I thought The Demon Deacons was The Demon Deacons, Manning said. FOUL TROUBLE Star freshman big man Vernon Carey Jr. had 10 points before becoming one of three Blue Devils to foul out. The list included Justin Robinson the son of retired NBA great David Robinson providing an unexpected lift with a season high six points and three blocks in 12 minutes. That included playing a steady final six minutes of a first half that saw Duke trail by 12 but rally to tie it at 39 on Tre Jones 3-pointer at the horn. Really Justin Robinson saved us or else we shouldve been down about 10 or 15 points.


Translations for trail

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  • أثر, جرّArabic
  • pista, corriol, rastre, arrossegarCatalan, Valencian
  • spor, følgeDanish
  • nacheilen, verfolgen, Weg, zurücklassen, Pfad, schleppen, nachstellen, nachsetzen, folgen, Spur, ziehen, eine Spur hinter sich lassen, schleifenGerman
  • ίχνος, μονοπάτιGreek
  • rastro, pista, seguir, arrastrar, senderoSpanish
  • jälki, jättää jälkeensä, seurata, jäljittää, eräreitti, polku, reitti, raahataFinnish
  • traces, traîner, suivre, sentier, piste, pisterFrench
  • slighe, slaodScottish Gaelic
  • արահետ, շավիղArmenian
  • traccia, seguire, pedinare, strascicare, trascinare, trainare, inseguire, pista, sentieroItalian
  • კვალი, ბილიკი, ნაკვალევიGeorgian
  • semita, vestīgiaLatin
  • paparahi, makenu, kitō, aru, maheuMāori
  • spoor, pad, routeDutch
  • ścieżka, trop, śledzić, tropićPolish
  • rasto, arrastar, seguir, trilha, rastroPortuguese
  • след, тащить, волочить, тропа, выследить, выслеживать, тянутьRussian
  • stig, spår, ledSwedish
  • జాడ, కాలిబాటTelugu
  • שטעגYiddish
  • 線索Chinese

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