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Another word for trail

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Verb
  1. To hang or cause to hang down and be pulled along behind

      1. A series of connected railroad cars pulled or pushed by one or more locomotives.
      2. A long line of moving people, animals, or vehicles.
      3. The personnel, vehicles, and equipment following and providing supplies and services to a combat unit.
      1. To make wet and dirty by dragging on the ground.
      2. To become wet and muddy by being dragged.
      3. To follow slowly; straggle.
      1. To pull along with difficulty or effort; haul:
      2. To cause to trail along a surface, especially the ground:
      3. To move (a pointing device, such as a mouse) while pressing down on one of its buttons.
    See also:

    hang

  2. To go or move slowly so that progress is hindered

      1. To delay or be late in going, coming, or doing something:
      2. To wait or stay temporarily:
      3. To wait for; await.
      1. To put off doing something, especially out of habitual carelessness or laziness.
      2. To postpone or delay needlessly.
      1. To push or jab at, as with a finger or an arm; prod.
      2. To make (a hole or pathway, for example) by or as if by prodding, elbowing, or jabbing:
      3. To push; thrust:
      1. To stand idly about; linger without any purpose.
      2. 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.
      3. To hover over or remain near an area:
      1. To stay in a place or be slow in leaving it, often out of reluctance:
      2. To continue or persist:
      3. To remain feebly alive for some time before dying.
      1. To fail to keep up a pace; straggle:
      2. To proceed or develop with comparative slowness:
      3. To weaken or slacken; flag:
      1. To pull along with difficulty or effort; haul:
      2. To cause to trail along a surface, especially the ground:
      3. To move (a pointing device, such as a mouse) while pressing down on one of its buttons.
      1. To waste time, especially in indecision; dawdle or vacillate.
      1. To postpone until a later time; defer.
      2. To cause to be later or slower than expected or desired:
      3. To act or move slowly; put off an action or a decision.
      1. To take more time than necessary:
      2. To move aimlessly or lackadaisically:
      3. To waste (time) by idling:
      1. To play amorously; flirt:
      2. To consider or occupy oneself with something in a careless or unserious fashion; toy.
      3. To dawdle, delay, or linger:
  3. To follow the traces or scent of, as in hunting

      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 visible mark, such as a footprint, made or left by the passage of a person, animal, or thing.
      2. Evidence or an indication of the former presence or existence of something; a vestige:
      3. An extremely small amount or barely perceivable indication:
  4. To keep (another) under surveillance by moving along behind

      1. The posterior part of an animal, especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body.
      2. The lowest part of a garment such as a shirt or coat.
      3. The rear end of an automobile or other vehicle.
      1. A dog used to hunt game birds; a gun dog.
      2. One that bird-dogs.
      3. A scout, especially in baseball.
      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 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. To come or go after; proceed behind:
      2. To go after in pursuit:
      3. To keep under surveillance:
      1. A domesticated carnivorous mammal (Canis familiaris syn. Canis lupus subsp. familiaris) occurring as a wide variety of breeds, many of which are traditionally used for hunting, herding, drawing sleds, and other tasks, and are kept as pets.
      2. Any of various carnivorous mammals of the family Canidae, such as the dingo.
      3. A male animal of the family Canidae, especially of a fox or a domesticated breed.
    See also:

    precede

  5. To follow closely or persistently

      1. A strip of leather, paper, metal, or plastic attached to something or hung from a wearer's neck to identify, classify, or label:
      2. The plastic or metal tip at the end of a shoelace.
      3. The contrastingly colored tip of an animal's tail.
      1. The rounded posterior portion of the human foot under and behind the ankle.
      2. The corresponding part of the hind foot of other vertebrates.
      3. A similar anatomical part, such as the fleshy rounded base of the human palm or the hind toe of a bird.
      1. A domesticated carnivorous mammal (Canis familiaris syn. Canis lupus subsp. familiaris) occurring as a wide variety of breeds, many of which are traditionally used for hunting, herding, drawing sleds, and other tasks, and are kept as pets.
      2. Any of various carnivorous mammals of the family Canidae, such as the dingo.
      3. A male animal of the family Canidae, especially of a fox or a domesticated breed.
    See also:

    precede

Noun
  1. Something that follows or is drawn along behind

      1. To cease to sleep; become awake:
      2. To stay awake:
      3. To be brought into a state of awareness or alertness:
      1. A series of connected railroad cars pulled or pushed by one or more locomotives.
      2. A long line of moving people, animals, or vehicles.
      3. The personnel, vehicles, and equipment following and providing supplies and services to a combat unit.
      1. The posterior part of an animal, especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body.
      2. The lowest part of a garment such as a shirt or coat.
      3. The rear end of an automobile or other vehicle.
    See also:

    precede

  2. A visible sign or mark of the passage of someone or something

      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 visible mark, such as a footprint, made or left by the passage of a person, animal, or thing.
      2. Evidence or an indication of the former presence or existence of something; a vestige:
      3. An extremely small amount or barely perceivable indication:
      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

  3. Evidence of passage left along a course followed by a hunted animal or fugitive

      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. The track or trail of an animal or person.
      2. The footprints or other signs left by an animal or person, considered as a group:
      3. To track (an animal or person) by following the spoor.
      1. A distinctive, often agreeable odor.
      2. A perfume:
      3. An odor left by the passing of an animal.

Another word for trail

Noun
      1. plural form of track
      2. Railroad tracks; the rails on which trains run.
      3. third-person singular simple present indicative form of track
      1. A trodden track or way.
      2. A road, way, or track made for a particular purpose:
      3. The route or course along which something travels or moves:
      1. A road, path, or highway affording passage from one place to another.
      2. An opening affording passage:
      3. Space to proceed:
      1. A visible mark, such as a footprint, made or left by the passage of a person, animal, or thing.
      2. Evidence or an indication of the former presence or existence of something; a vestige:
      3. An extremely small amount or barely perceivable indication:
Verb
  1. To follow

  2. To lag behind