Tracking game through the forest.
The storm is tracking up the coast.
A narrow-gauge car tracks less than 56 inches.
I'm going to try out for track next week.
My uncle spent all day tracking the deer.
In winter, my cat tracks mud all over the house.
An example of track is when you chart your weight.
An example of track is when you follow behind an animal when hunting to try to find the animal.
An example of track is when you search for a criminal.
An example of a track is a railroad track that a train runs along.
An example of a track is a paved area meant for runners to run on.
Grew up on the wrong side of the tracks.
Academic, vocational, and general tracks.
Following the track of an airplane on radar.
Keeping track of the score; lost all track of time.
- Exactly where one is standing:.Stopped him right in his tracks.
- Abruptly, as from being stunned or otherwise rendered unable to proceed.His insult stopped me in my tracks.
- To keep an account of; stay informed about.
- To fail to keep informed about; lose sight or knowledge of.
- To proceed or depart hurriedly.
- Keeping to (or straying from) the subject, objective, or goal.
- That part of a community where those considered socially and culturally inferior live.
- To pursue until caught, as by following tracks.
- To investigate fully or search for until found.
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of track
- Middle English trak from Old French trac perhaps of Germanic origin
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- (noun) From Old French trac (French: traque), from a Germanic source akin to Old Norse traÃ°k "trodden place, track" (norw. trakke "to trample"), Dutch: trek, Middle Low German: treck.