HyperDic: trace

English > 14 senses of the word trace:
VERBcognitiontrace, followfollow, discover, or ascertain the course of development of something
contacttrace, draw, line, describe, delineatemake a mark or lines on a surface
motiontrace, retraceto go back over again
motiontrace, hound, huntpursue or chase relentlessly
perceptiontracediscover traces of
motiontracemake one's course or travel along a path
creationtracecopy by following the lines of the original drawing on a transparent / transparent sheet placed upon it
cognitiontrace, decipherread with difficulty
NOUNquantitytrace, hint, tint, suggestiona just detectable amount
communicationtrace, vestige, tincture, shadowan indication that something has been present
communicationtrace, touch, ghosta suggestion of some quality
artifacttrace, tracinga drawing created by superimposing a semitransparent sheet of paper on the original image and copying on it the lines of the original image
artifacttraceeither of two lines that connect a horse's harness to a wagon or other vehicle or to a whiffletree
communicationtracea visible mark (as a footprint) left by the passage of person or animal or vehicle
trace > pronunciation
Soundstrey's
Rhymesace / ACE ... workplace: 67 rhymes with eys...
English > trace: 14 senses > noun 1, quantity
MeaningA just detectable amount.
Example"he speaks French with a trace of an accent"
Synonymshint, tint, suggestion
NarrowersparkA small but noticeable trace of some quality that might become stronger
Broadersmall indefinite quantity, small indefinite amountAn indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude
Spanishasomo, indicio, sombra, traza
Catalanindici, ombra, traça
Verbstracediscover traces of
English > trace: 14 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningAn indication that something has been present.
Example"there wasn't a trace of evidence for the claim"
Synonymsvestige, tincture, shadow
NarrowerfootprintA trace suggesting that something was once present or felt or otherwise important
Broaderindication, indicantSomething that serves to indicate or suggest
Spanishhuella, pista, rastro, vestigio
Catalansenyal, vestigi
English > trace: 14 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningA suggestion of some quality.
Synonymstouch, ghost
Broadersuggestion, proposition, profferA proposal offered for acceptance or rejection
Spanishpunto, sombra, toque
Catalanpunt
English > trace: 14 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA drawing created by superimposing a semitransparent sheet of paper on the original image and copying on it the lines of the original image.
Synonymtracing
BroaderdrawingA representation of forms or objects on a surface / surface by means of lines
Spanishcalco
Verbstracemake a mark or lines on a surface
tracecopy by following the lines of the original drawing on a transparent / transparent sheet placed upon it
English > trace: 14 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningEither of two lines that connect a horse's harness to a wagon or other vehicle or to a whiffletree.
Part ofharnessstable gear consisting of an arrangement of leather straps fitted to a draft animal so that it can be attached to and pull a cart
BroaderlineSomething (as a cord or rope) that is long and thin and flexible
Spanishcorrea
English > trace: 14 senses > noun 6, communication
MeaningA visible mark (as a footprint) left by the passage of person or animal or vehicle.
Broadermark, printA visible indication made on a surface
Spanishhuella, rastro, traza
Verbstraceto go back over again
tracediscover traces of
English > trace: 14 senses > verb 1, cognition
MeaningFollow, discover, or ascertain the course of development of something.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example "trace the student's progress"
Synonymfollow
Broaderanalyze, analyse, study, examine, canvassConsider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning / meaning
Similar tokeep up, keep abreast, followKeep informed
watch, observe, follow, watch over, keep an eye onFollow with the eyes or the mind
Spanishtrazar
English > trace: 14 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningmake a mark or lines on a surface.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Example "trace the outline of a figure in the sand"
Synonymsdraw, line, describe, delineate
Entailed bychalkWrite, draw, or trace with chalk
charcoalDraw, trace, or represent with charcoal
doodlemake a doodle
pencilWrite, draw, or trace with a pencil
NarrowercircumscribeDraw a line around
circumscribeTo draw a geometric figure around another figure so that the two are in contact but do not intersect
constructDraw with suitable instruments and under specified conditions
inscribeDraw within a figure so as to touch in as many places as possible
writemark or trace on a surface
Broadermarkmake or leave a mark on
Similar todrawrepresent by making a drawing of, as with a pencil, chalk, etc. on a surface
drawEngage in drawing
Spanishdelinear, dibujar, pintar, rayar, trazar
Catalancalcar, delinear, dibuixar, esbossar, traçar
Nounstracea drawing created by superimposing a semitransparent sheet of paper on the original image and copying on it the lines of the original image
traceran instrument used to make tracings
tracingthe act of drawing a plan or diagram or outline
English > trace: 14 senses > verb 3, motion
MeaningTo go back over again.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Examples
  • "we retraced the route we took last summer"
  • "trace your path"
Synonymretrace
BroaderreturnGo or come back to place, condition, or activity where one has been before
Spanishremontarse
Nounstracea visible mark (as a footprint) left by the passage of person or animal or vehicle
English > trace: 14 senses > verb 4, motion
Meaningpursue or chase relentlessly.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"The hunters traced the deer into the woods"
Synonymshound, hunt
Narrowerferrethound or harry relentlessly
Broaderchase, chase after, trail, tail, tag, give chase, dog, go after, trackgo after with the intent to catch
Spanishcazar, seguir la huella, seguir la pista
English > trace: 14 senses > verb 5, perception
MeaningDiscover traces of.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"She traced the circumstances of her birth"
Broaderdetect, observe, find, discover, noticeDiscover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of
Nounstracea visible mark (as a footprint) left by the passage of person or animal or vehicle
tracea just detectable amount
English > trace: 14 senses > verb 6, motion
Meaningmake one's course or travel along a path; travel or pass over, around, or along.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Examples
  • "The children traced along the edge of the dark forest"
  • "The women traced the pasture"
Broaderproceed, go forward, continueMove ahead
English > trace: 14 senses > verb 7, creation
MeaningCopy by following the lines of the original drawing on a transparent / transparent sheet placed upon it; make a tracing of.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Examples
  • "trace a design"
  • "trace a pattern"
Broadercopy, re-createmake a replica of
Spanishcalcar
Nounstracea drawing created by superimposing a semitransparent sheet of paper on the original image and copying on it the lines of the original image
traceran instrument used to make tracings
English > trace: 14 senses > verb 8, cognition
Meaningread with difficulty.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example "The archeologist traced the hieroglyphs"
Synonymdecipher
Broaderreadinterpret something that is written or printed
Spanishdescifrar, leer
Catalandesxifrar, llegir

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