Definitions for trail

Definitions for (noun) trail

Main entry: trail

Definition: a path or track roughly blazed through wild or hilly country

Main entry: lead, track, trail

Definition: evidence pointing to a possible solution

Usage: the police are following a promising lead; the trail led straight to the perpetrator

Main entry: trail

Definition: a track or mark left by something that has passed

Usage: there as a trail of blood; a tear left its trail on her cheek

Definitions for (verb) trail

Main entry: trail, train

Definition: drag loosely along a surface; allow to sweep the ground

Usage: The toddler was trailing his pants; She trained her long scarf behind her

Main entry: trail

Definition: hang down so as to drag along the ground

Usage: The bride's veiled trailed along the ground

Main entry: chase, chase after, dog, tag, tail, track, trail, go after, give chase

Definition: go after with the intent to catch

Usage: The policeman chased the mugger down the alley; the dog chased the rabbit

Main entry: drag, drop back, drop behind, trail, get behind, hang back

Definition: to lag or linger behind

Usage: But in so many other areas we still are dragging

Main entry: shack, trail

Definition: move, proceed, or walk draggingly or slowly

Usage: John trailed behind his class mates; The Mercedes trailed behind the horse cart

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