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Another word for trace

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Noun
  1. A visible sign or mark of the passage of someone or something

      1. To allow to drag or stream behind, as along the ground:
      2. To drag (the body, for example) wearily or heavily.
      3. To follow the traces or scent of, as in hunting; track.
      1. A mark or succession of marks left by something that has passed.
      2. A path, route, or course indicated by such marks:
      3. A path along which something moves; a course:
      1. A mark or impression made in or on a surface by pressure:
      2. A fingerprint.
      3. A device or implement, such as a stamp, die, or seal, used to press markings onto or into a surface:
    See also:

    marks

  2. A mark or remnant that indicates the former presence of something

      1. A visible trace, evidence, or sign of something that once existed but exists or appears no more:
      2. A rudimentary or degenerate, usually nonfunctioning, structure that is the remnant of an organ or part that was fully developed or functioning in a preceding generation or an earlier stage of development.
      1. All that is left after other parts have been taken away, used up, or destroyed.
      2. A dead body or parts of a dead body.
      3. The unpublished writings of a deceased author.
      1. Something that has survived the passage of time, especially an object or custom whose original culture has disappeared:
      2. Something cherished for its age or historic interest.
      3. An object kept for its association with the past; a memento.
  3. A slight amount or indication

      1. The hair on a man's cheeks and chin.
      2. A single hair of a beard or mustache.
      3. One of the long stiff tactile bristles or hairs that grow near the mouth and elsewhere on the head of most mammals; a vibrissa.
      1. Soft speech produced without using the full voice.
      2. Something uttered very softly:
      3. A secretly or surreptitiously expressed belief, rumor, or hint:
      1. A brief, passing odor carried in the air:
      2. A very small trace:
      3. An inhalation, as of air or smoke:
      1. To cause or permit a part of the body, especially the hand or fingers, to come in contact with so as to feel:
      2. To bring something into light contact with:
      3. To bring (one thing) into light contact with something else:
      1. To apply a trace of color to; tint.
      2. To affect slightly, as with a contrasting quality:
      3. A small amount of a color incorporated or added.
      1. To distinguish the flavor of by taking into the mouth.
      2. To eat or drink a small quantity of.
      3. To partake of, especially for the first time; experience:
      1. The act or an instance of suspecting something on little or no evidence:
      2. The condition of being suspected, especially of wrongdoing:
      3. The state or feeling of having no confidence or certainty about something; distrust:
      1. The act of suggesting:
      2. Something suggested:
      3. The sequential process by which one thought or mental image leads to another.
      1. A line, mark, smear, or band differentiated by color or texture from its surroundings.
      2. An inherent, often contrasting quality:
      3. A ray or flash of light:
      1. A dark area or shape made by an object blocking rays of light.
      2. The darkness or diminished light caused by the blocking of a light source:
      3. A darker area in a picture or photograph.
      1. Light diminished in intensity as a result of the interception of the rays; partial darkness.
      2. Cover or shelter provided by interception by an object of the sun or its rays:
      3. The part of a picture or photograph depicting darkness or shadow.
      1. An outward or token appearance:
      2. A representation; a copy.
      3. The barest trace; a modicum:
      1. the act of intimating
      2. a formal announcement or declaration
      3. a hint; indirect suggestion
      1. A slight indication or intimation:
      2. A brief or indirect suggestion; a tip:
      3. A statement conveying information in an indirect fashion; a clue:
      1. Any of the cylindrical, keratinized, often pigmented filaments characteristically growing from the epidermis of a mammal.
      2. A growth of such filaments, as that forming the coat of an animal or covering the scalp of a human.
      3. A filamentous projection or bristle similar to a hair, such as a seta of an arthropod or an epidermal process of a plant.
      1. The spirit of a dead person, especially one that is believed to appear to the living in bodily form or to haunt specific locations.
      2. A person's spirit or soul:
      3. A returning or haunting memory or image.
      1. To move with haste; rush:
      2. To strike violently; smash:
      3. To break or smash by striking violently:
      1. The act or process of breathing; respiration:
      2. A single act of breathing:
      3. The air inhaled and exhaled in respiration:
    See also:

    show

    big

Verb
  1. To follow the traces or scent of, as in hunting

      1. To allow to drag or stream behind, as along the ground:
      2. To drag (the body, for example) wearily or heavily.
      3. To follow the traces or scent of, as in hunting; track.
      1. A mark or succession of marks left by something that has passed.
      2. A path, route, or course indicated by such marks:
      3. A path along which something moves; a course:
  2. To pursue and locate

Another word for trace

Noun
  1. A very small quantity

      1. A mark on a surface differing sharply in color from its surroundings.
      2. A blemish, mark, or pimple on the skin.
      3. A stain or blot.
      1. The sense, located in the nasal cavities of mammals and relying on the olfactory nerves, by which molecules borne in a fluid such as air can be perceived; the olfactory sense.
      2. A similar sense in other animals, as insects' ability to perceive air-borne molecules with their antennae.
      3. The act or an instance of smelling:
      1. A very small quantity or portion; a bit or mite:
      1. A bit, scrap, or morsel:
      2. A small or mischievous person.
      1. The least possible quantity or degree.
      2. The lowest degree or amount reached or recorded; the lower limit of variation.
      3. A lower limit permitted by law or other authority.
      1. The act or an instance of suspecting something on little or no evidence:
      2. The condition of being suspected, especially of wrongdoing:
      3. The state or feeling of having no confidence or certainty about something; distrust:
      1. A small diacritic mark, such as an accent, vowel mark, or dot over an i.
      2. The tiniest bit; an iota.
      1. To cause or permit a part of the body, especially the hand or fingers, to come in contact with so as to feel:
      2. To bring something into light contact with:
      3. To bring (one thing) into light contact with something else:
      1. The act of suggesting:
      2. Something suggested:
      3. The sequential process by which one thought or mental image leads to another.
      1. The smallest bit; iota.
      2. To write down briefly or hastily:
      1. A very small piece or part; a tiny portion or speck.
      2. A very small or the smallest possible amount, trace, or degree:
      3. A body whose spatial extent and internal motion and structure, if any, are irrelevant in a specific problem.
      1. A minute amount; an iota or trace.
      2. A spark; a flash.
      1. The ninth letter of the Greek alphabet.
      2. A very small amount; a bit:
      1. A subtle or slight degree of difference, as in meaning, feeling, or tone; a gradation.
      2. Expression or appreciation of subtle shades of meaning, feeling, or tone:
      3. To treat or consider with nuance; give nuances to:
      1. A dark area or shape made by an object blocking rays of light.
      2. The darkness or diminished light caused by the blocking of a light source:
      3. A darker area in a picture or photograph.
      1. A slight indication or intimation:
      2. A brief or indirect suggestion; a tip:
      3. A statement conveying information in an indirect fashion; a clue:
      1. Light diminished in intensity as a result of the interception of the rays; partial darkness.
      2. Cover or shelter provided by interception by an object of the sun or its rays:
      3. The part of a picture or photograph depicting darkness or shadow.
      1. A small spot, mark, or discoloration.
      2. A tiny amount; a bit:
      3. To mark with specks.
      1. The smallest quantity of liquid heavy enough to fall in a spherical mass.
      2. Liquid medicine administered in drops.
      3. A small quantity of a substance:
      1. A long irregular strip that is cut or torn off.
      2. A small amount; a particle:
      3. To cut or tear into shreds.
      1. Something of little importance or value.
      2. A small amount; a jot.
      3. A dessert typically consisting of plain or sponge cake soaked in sherry, rum, or brandy and topped with layers of jam or jelly, custard, and whipped cream.
      1. A very small piece broken from a baked item, such as a cookie, cake, or bread.
      2. A small fragment, scrap, or portion:
      3. The soft inner portion of bread.
      1. To distinguish the flavor of by taking into the mouth.
      2. To eat or drink a small quantity of.
      3. To partake of, especially for the first time; experience:
      1. To squeeze (something) between the thumb and a finger, the jaws of a tool, or other edges.
      2. To cause pain or discomfort to (a part of the body) by pressing or being too tight:
      3. To nip, wither, or shrivel:
      1. To cut with short strokes; snip:
      2. To make a small cut in; nick.
      3. To cause (something) to click:
      1. The sharpened point of a quill pen.
      2. A tapered point of a pen, designed to be inserted into a penholder or fountain pen.
      3. A sharp point or tip.
      1. To apply a trace of color to; tint.
      2. To affect slightly, as with a contrasting quality:
      3. A small amount of a color incorporated or added.
      1. A small amount or quantity; a modicum.
      2. A small quantity scattered or sparsely distributed.
      1. To apply with short poking strokes:
      2. To cover lightly with or as if with a moist substance:
      3. To rub or pat (something) lightly:
      1. To move with haste; rush:
      2. To strike violently; smash:
      3. To break or smash by striking violently:
      1. A small part broken off or detached.
      2. An incomplete or isolated portion; a bit:
      3. A sentence fragment.
      1. The act of indicating:
      2. Something that serves to indicate; a sign:
      3. Something indicated as necessary or expedient:
    See also:

    bit

  2. A track

      1. An outline or indentation left by a foot on a surface.
      2. The surface space occupied by a structure or device:
      3. The impact that a particular activity, person, or group has on the environment.
      1. To allow to drag or stream behind, as along the ground:
      2. To drag (the body, for example) wearily or heavily.
      3. To follow the traces or scent of, as in hunting; track.
      1. A thing or set of things helpful in forming a conclusion or judgment:
      2. Something indicative; an indication or set of indications:
      3. The means by which an allegation may be proven, such as oral testimony, documents, or physical objects.
Verb
  1. To track

  2. To discover by investigation

      1. To observe or inquire into in detail; examine systematically:
      2. To make a detailed inquiry or systematic examination.
      1. To establish or ascertain definitely, as after consideration, investigation, or calculation:
      2. To give direction to by making decisions; devise or control:
      3. To decide or settle (a dispute, for example) conclusively and authoritatively.
      1. To discover with certainty, as through examination or experimentation.
      2. To make certain, definite, and precise.
    See also:

    discover

  3. To draw

      1. An imitation or reproduction of an original; a duplicate:
      2. A file that has the same data as another file:
      3. One example of a printed text, picture, film, or recording:
      1. A line indicating the outer contours or boundaries of an object or figure:
      2. A style of drawing in which objects are delineated in contours without shading.
      3. A sketch done in this style.
      1. A hasty or undetailed drawing or painting often made as a preliminary study.
      2. A brief general account or presentation; an outline.
      3. A brief, light, or informal literary composition, such as an essay or a short story.
    See also:

    draw

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