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trail

trail

 
 
pronunciation:
treIl
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: trailed, trailing, trails
definition 1: to follow behind.
The slower cars trailed the faster ones.
similar words:
follow
definition 2: to follow the track of.
The police trailed the suspect all day.
similar words:
chase, follow, hunt, search out, stalk
definition 3: to go or follow slowly.
The young child trailed behind her parents as they walked through the park.
similar words:
follow
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a path or course through a forest or other rural place.
The group followed the trail through the forest to the top of the mountain.
similar words:
path, route, way
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