This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience. Learn more

Trail synonyms

Sorting by
Votes
A rod, pivoted at each end, that transmits motion from one moving part of a machine to another
0
0
  1. A rod, pivoted at each end, that transmits motion from one moving part of a machine to another
  2. (Fortification) The ground plan of a work or works.
  3. (Obs.) A way followed or path taken
An aspect, particular, or feature:
0
0
  1. An aspect, particular, or feature:
  2. Distance [a long way off]
  3. Space to proceed:
The route or course along which something travels or moves:
0
0
  1. The route or course along which something travels or moves:
  2. A walk or way for the use of people on foot, as in a park or garden
  3. A trodden track or way.
Plural form of track
0
0
  1. Plural form of track
  2. Railroad tracks; the rails on which trains run.
(Film) To follow (a moving object or person) with a moving camera
0
0
  1. (Film) To follow (a moving object or person) with a moving camera
  2. To run in the same (width) track
  3. (Educ.) To assign to a track
To go along or follow (a path, for example):
0
0
  1. To go along or follow (a path, for example):
  2. To move through space in such a way as to represent or conform to the outline of (a given shape)
  3. To follow the trail or footprints of; track
To proceed slowly or with many stops:
0
0
  1. To proceed slowly or with many stops:
  2. To stand idly about; linger without any purpose.
  3. (--- Law) To violate a law or ordinance that prohibits persons from remaining in a given location without a clear purpose for an extended period of time, especially when behaving in a manner indicating a possible threat to persons or property in the vicinity.
To stay for a time, esp. longer than originally intended; remain temporarily
0
0
  1. To stay for a time, esp. longer than originally intended; remain temporarily
  2. To delay, linger, be tardy, etc.
  3. To wait for; await.
To pause or dwell (over or on something) in contemplation, deliberation, enjoyment, etc.
0
0
  1. To pause or dwell (over or on something) in contemplation, deliberation, enjoyment, etc.
  2. To devote considerable time to something, especially in a leisurely fashion:
  3. To continue to live or exist although very close to death or the end
To move aimlessly or lackadaisically:
0
0
  1. To move aimlessly or lackadaisically:
  2. (Intransitive) To move or walk lackadaisically.
  3. To take more time than necessary:
To bring up or catch by such means.
0
0
  1. To bring up or catch by such means.
  2. To bring (a subject) into conversation, a piece of writing, etc. unnecessarily or as if by force
  3. A force acting on a moving body, opposite in direction to the movement of the body, caused by the interaction of the body and the medium it moves through. The strength of drag usually depends on the velocity of the body. &diamf3; Drag caused by buildup of pressure in front of the moving body and a decrease in pressure behind the body is called pressure drag . It is an important factor in the design of aerodynamically efficient shapes for cars and airplanes. &diamf3; Drag caused by the viscosity of the medium as the molecules along the body's surface move through it is called skin drag or skin friction . It is an important factor in the design of efficient surface materials for cars, airplanes, boat hulls, skis, and swimsuits.
To make, or to become, wet and muddy by dragging along the ground
0
0
  1. To make, or to become, wet and muddy by dragging along the ground
  2. To follow slowly; straggle.
  3. To be or become draggled; trail on the ground
To travel by railroad train.
0
0
  1. To travel by railroad train.
  2. To subject to certain action, exercises, etc. in order to bring to a desired condition
  3. To prepare physically, as with a regimen:
To flirt; play at love
0
0
  1. To flirt; play at love
  2. To consider or occupy oneself with something in a careless or unserious fashion; toy.
  3. To spend (time) idly:
To move aimlessly or lackadaisically:
0
0
  1. To move aimlessly or lackadaisically:
  2. (Intransitive) To move or walk lackadaisically.
  3. To spend (time) without haste or purpose.
To act or move slowly; put off an action or a decision.
0
0
  1. To act or move slowly; put off an action or a decision.
  2. To cause to be later or slower than expected or desired:
  3. To put off to a future time; postpone
Alternative spelling of dilly-dally.
0
0
  1. Alternative spelling of dilly-dally.
  2. To waste time, especially in indecision; dawdle or vacillate.
To take or escort (a person, for example), especially in overcoming resistance or reluctance:
0
0
  1. To take or escort (a person, for example), especially in overcoming resistance or reluctance:
  2. To be prolonged tediously; move or pass too slowly
  3. To cause to be involved in an unpleasant or difficult situation:
To become gradually less intense, strong, etc.; wane; flag
0
0
  1. To become gradually less intense, strong, etc.; wane; flag
  2. (Billiards) To strike the cue ball so that it rebounds from the far rail to stop as close as possible to the near rail or the string line: done to decide the order of play
  3. To move or develop more slowly than expected, desired, etc.; be retarded in motion, development, etc.
To stay in a place or be slow in leaving it, often out of reluctance:
0
0
  1. To stay in a place or be slow in leaving it, often out of reluctance:
  2. To continue to live or exist although very close to death or the end
  3. To devote considerable time to something, especially in a leisurely fashion:
To walk or move slowly and indolently, with frequent stops and pauses; often, specif., to linger aimlessly in a public place
0
0
  1. To walk or move slowly and indolently, with frequent stops and pauses; often, specif., to linger aimlessly in a public place
  2. To stand idly about; linger without any purpose.
  3. (--- Law) To violate a law or ordinance that prohibits persons from remaining in a given location without a clear purpose for an extended period of time, especially when behaving in a manner indicating a possible threat to persons or property in the vicinity.
To thrust forward; appear:
0
0
  1. To thrust forward; appear:
  2. To push or jab with a stick, finger, etc.; prod
  3. To live or move slowly or lazily; loiter; putter; dawdle
To put off doing something, especially out of habitual carelessness or laziness.
0
0
  1. To put off doing something, especially out of habitual carelessness or laziness.
  2. To put off doing (something unpleasant or burdensome) until a future time; esp., to postpone (such actions) habitually
  3. To postpone or delay needlessly.
To wait for; await.
0
0
  1. To wait for; await.
  2. To stay for a time, esp. longer than originally intended; remain temporarily
  3. To delay, linger, be tardy, etc.
To go along or follow (a path, for example):
0
0
  1. To go along or follow (a path, for example):
  2. To move through space in such a way as to represent or conform to the outline of (a given shape)
  3. To follow the trail or footprints of; track
(Film) To follow (a moving object or person) with a moving camera
0
0
  1. (Film) To follow (a moving object or person) with a moving camera
  2. To run in the same (width) track
  3. (Educ.) To assign to a track
To track or trail persistently:
0
0
  1. To track or trail persistently:
  2. To hold or secure with a mechanical dog
  3. To follow, hunt, or track down doggedly
To occur or be evident as a consequence; result:
0
0
  1. To occur or be evident as a consequence; result:
  2. To keep to or stick to:
  3. To act in agreement or compliance with; obey:
To make gloomy or troubled, especially over time:
0
0
  1. To make gloomy or troubled, especially over time:
  2. To follow, especially in secret; trail.
  3. To stay close to or follow, esp. in secret, so as to observe the movements and activities of
(Film) To track a moving object
0
0
  1. (Film) To track a moving object
  2. (Film) To follow (a moving object or person) with a moving camera
  3. To leave marks made of (dirt or mud, for example) on a surface:
To observe or follow closely; monitor:
0
0
  1. To observe or follow closely; monitor:
  2. To follow a subject of interest, such as a person or trend, with persistent attention.
  3. To seek out (talent or clients, for example):
(Informal) To follow and keep (a person) under surveillance.
0
0
  1. (Informal) To follow and keep (a person) under surveillance.
  2. A long, stream of gas or dust forced from the head of a comet when it is close to the Sun. Tails can be up to 150 million km (93 million miles) long, and they always point away from the Sun because of the force of the solar wind. &diamf3; Plasma tails, or ion tails, appear bluish and straight and narrow, and are formed when solar wind forces ionized gas to stream off the coma. Dust tails are wide and curved, and are formed when solar heat forces trails of dust off the coma; solid particles reflecting the Sun's light create their bright yellow color.
  3. (Informal) To follow stealthily; shadow
To follow, hunt, or track down doggedly
0
0
  1. To follow, hunt, or track down doggedly
  2. Totally; completely. Often used in combination:
  3. To hold or secure with a mechanical dog
To move the heels rhythmically in dancing
0
0
  1. To move the heels rhythmically in dancing
  2. (Golf) To hit (a ball) with the heel of the club
  3. To follow at one's heels:
A sequence of characters in a markup language used to provide information, such as formatting specifications, about a document. Tags are enclosed in a pair of angle brackets that indicate to the browser how the text is to be displayed.
0
0
  1. A sequence of characters in a markup language used to provide information, such as formatting specifications, about a document. Tags are enclosed in a pair of angle brackets that indicate to the browser how the text is to be displayed.
  2. To provide with a tag; fasten a tag to; label
  3. To label or identify with a tag.
A person assigned or employed to follow and report on someone else's movements and actions:
0
0
  1. A person assigned or employed to follow and report on someone else's movements and actions:
  2. A train of followers; a retinue.
  3. A long, stream of gas or dust forced from the head of a comet when it is close to the Sun. Tails can be up to 150 million km (93 million miles) long, and they always point away from the Sun because of the force of the solar wind. &diamf3; Plasma tails, or ion tails, appear bluish and straight and narrow, and are formed when solar wind forces ionized gas to stream off the coma. Dust tails are wide and curved, and are formed when solar heat forces trails of dust off the coma; solid particles reflecting the Sun's light create their bright yellow color.
A group of persons, animals, vehicles, etc. that follow one another in a line; procession; caravan; cortege
0
0
  1. A group of persons, animals, vehicles, etc. that follow one another in a line; procession; caravan; cortege
  2. Any connected order or arrangement; series; sequence
  3. The tail feathers of a bird
The track or course of anything that has gone before or passed by
0
0
  1. The track or course of anything that has gone before or passed by
  2. The visible track of turbulence left by something moving through water:
  3. A gathering of people in the presence of the body of a deceased person in order to honor the person and console one another.
A mark or impression made in or on a surface by pressure:
0
0
  1. A mark or impression made in or on a surface by pressure:
  2. Text, lettering, or other marks produced in ink from type as by a printing press or from digital fonts by an electronic printer:
  3. The pattern itself:
A visible mark, such as a footprint, made or left by the passage of a person, animal, or thing.
0
0
  1. A visible mark, such as a footprint, made or left by the passage of a person, animal, or thing.
  2. The traced record of a recording instrument
  3. An act of researching or ascertaining the origin or location of something:
Athletic competition on such a course; track events.
0
0
  1. Athletic competition on such a course; track events.
  2. Athletic sports performed on a track, as running, hurdling, etc.
  3. Track and field.
A manufactured fluid preparation used to give fragrance; perfume
0
0
  1. A manufactured fluid preparation used to give fragrance; perfume
  2. The trail of a hunted animal or fugitive:
  3. A track followed in hunting
The track or trail of an animal, esp. of a wild animal hunted as game
0
0
  1. The track or trail of an animal, esp. of a wild animal hunted as game
  2. The track or trail of an animal or person.
  3. The track, trail, droppings or scent of an animal
Athletic competition on such a course; track events.
0
0
  1. Athletic competition on such a course; track events.
  2. Athletic sports performed on a track, as running, hurdling, etc.
  3. Track and field.
Find another word for trail. In this page you can discover 68 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for trail, like: trace, way, path, tracks, track, trace, follow a scent, fall back, loiter, tarry and linger.