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  Definition of trail
  1. a path or track roughly blazed through wild or hilly country
  2. evidence pointing to a possible solution; "the police are following a promising lead"; "the trail led straight to the perpetrator"
  3. a track or mark left by something that has passed; "there as a trail of blood"; "a tear left its trail on her cheek"
  4. drag loosely along a surface; allow to sweep the ground; "The toddler was trailing his pants"; "She trained her long scarf behind her"
  5. hang down so as to drag along the ground; "The bride''s veiled trailed along the ground"
  6. go after with the intent to catch; "The policeman chased the mugger down the alley"; "the dog chased the rabbit"
  7. to lag or linger behind; "But in so many other areas we still are dragging"
  8. move, proceed, or walk draggingly pr slowly; "John trailed behind behis class mates"; "The Mercedes trailed behind the horse cart"
Similar Words: lead, track, train, chase, chase after, tail, tag, give chase, dog, go after, drag, get behind, hang back, drop behind, shack

 

See Also: tag along, chase away, drive out, turn back, drive away, dispel, drive off, run off

 

Hyponyms: cattle trail, deer trail, horse-trail, Iditarod Trail, Indian trail, mountain trail, Santa Fe Trail, ski run, ski trail, slot, spoor, quest, hound, hunt, trace, run down

 

Grouped Verbs: train

 

Derivational Morphology: chase, chase after, tail, tag, give chase, dog, go after, track, train, trailer, house trailer, lead, tracker, trailing, tracking, shadow, shadower, shadowing, tailing, pursuer, chaser, pursuit, following, dawdler, drone, laggard, lagger

 

Anagrams: trial

 

 
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