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Definition for: trail

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English

Pronunciation

  • trāl, /treɪl/, / treIl /
  • Rhymes: -eɪl

Etymology

Latin trahere , to drag along

Transitive verb

to trail ( third-person singular simple present trails , present participle trailing , simple past trailed , past participle trailed )

  1. To follow behind (someone or something); to tail (someone or something).
    The hunters trailed their prey deep into the woods.
  2. To drag (something) behind on the ground.
    You'll get your coat all muddy if you trail it around like that.
  3. To leave (a trail of).
    He walked into the house, soaking wet, and trailed water all over the place.

Derived terms

Translations

follow behind

  • Finnish: seurata, jäljittää
  • Danish: følge
  • Italian: pedinare, seguire, inseguire

drag behind

  • Finnish: raahata
  • French: traîner
  • Italian: trascinare, trainare

leave (a trail of)

  • Finnish: laahustaa
  • Italian: lasciar tracce di

Noun

trail ( plural trails )

  1. The track followed by a hunter.
  2. A route for travel over land, especially a narrow, unpaved route for use by hikers, horse riders, etc.

Synonyms

Derived terms

Translations

track followed by a hunter

  • Dutch: spoor
  • Finnish: jälki ( plural jäljet)
  • Danish: spor
  • Italian: traccia f
  • Telugu: జాడ (jaaDa)

route for travel over land

  • Finnish: reitti, eräreitti, polku
  • Italian: sentiero m
  • Telugu: జాడ (jaaDa)
  • Spanish : sendero m

Other Translations for "trail"

Braille 6 Dot
Braille 8 Dot
Sign Language Spelling
Morse Codetrail
Hex74 72 e1 69 6c
Pig Latinailtray

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