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1. trace

verb. ['ˈtreɪs'] follow, discover, or ascertain the course of development of something.

Synonyms

  • watch over
  • examine
  • analyse
  • study
  • keep abreast
  • watch
  • follow
  • canvas
  • keep up
  • keep an eye on
  • observe
  • canvass

Antonyms

  • disarrange
  • obviate
  • exhale
  • open

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Words that Rhyme with Trace

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  • {left-brace
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  • jonbenet's
  • }close-brace
  • worst-case
  • }right-brace
  • right-brace
  • misplace
  • interlace
  • displace
  • disgrace
  • lambastes
  • embrace
  • degrace
  • replace
  • incase
  • encase
  • deface
  • debase
  • space
  • place
  • grace
  • glace
  • frace
  • erase
  • efface
  • drace
  • crace
  • {brace

Example sentences of the word trace


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
The majority of English polo ponies trace their lineage back to Rosewater, a small English thoroughbred stallion.

2. Noun, singular or mass
This step is to cut the grease, making sure to get every trace of greasy residue.

3. Verb, base form
Use a marker or pen to trace around the moss shapes.

Quotes containing the word trace


1. Art is the child of Nature; yes, her darling child, in whom we trace the features of the mother's face, her aspect and her attitude.
- Beck

2. I am decidedly of the opinion that in very many instances we can trace such a necessary connexion, especially among birds, and often with more complete success than in the case which I have here attempted to explain.
- Alfred Russel Wallace

3. If every trace of any single religion were wiped out and nothing were passed on, it would never be created exactly that way again. There might be some other nonsense in its place, but not that exact nonsense. If all of science were wiped out, it would still be true and someone would find a way to figure it all out again.
- Penn Jillette, God, No!: Signs You May Already Be an Atheist and Other Magical Tales

2. trace

noun. ['ˈtreɪs'] a just detectable amount.

Synonyms

  • small indefinite amount
  • suggestion
  • spark
  • hint

Antonyms

  • adduct
  • push
  • repel
  • abduct

3. trace

verb. ['ˈtreɪs'] make a mark or lines on a surface.

Synonyms

  • delineate
  • write
  • line
  • inscribe
  • construct
  • circumscribe
  • describe
  • mark

Antonyms

  • undelineated
  • hide
  • erase
  • curve

4. trace

noun. ['ˈtreɪs'] an indication that something has been present.

Synonyms

  • tincture
  • vestige
  • shadow
  • indication
  • indicant

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • discontinue
  • reject
  • disrespect

5. trace

verb. ['ˈtreɪs'] pursue or chase relentlessly.

Synonyms

  • ferret
  • give chase
  • trail
  • track
  • hunt
  • tail
  • tag
  • dog
  • hound
  • chase
  • go after

Antonyms

  • level
  • increase
  • add
  • ignore

6. trace

verb. ['ˈtreɪs'] to go back over again.

Synonyms

  • return

Antonyms

  • colorlessness
  • brighten

7. trace

noun. ['ˈtreɪs'] a drawing created by superimposing a semitransparent sheet of paper on the original image and copying on it the lines of the original image.

Synonyms

  • drawing

Antonyms

  • violate
  • disoblige

8. trace

noun. ['ˈtreɪs'] either of two lines that connect a horse's harness to a wagon or other vehicle or to a whiffletree.

Synonyms

  • harness

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • precede

9. trace

noun. ['ˈtreɪs'] a suggestion of some quality.

Synonyms

  • ghost
  • suggestion
  • proffer
  • touch

Antonyms

  • middle
  • beginning
  • head
  • obverse

10. trace

verb. ['ˈtreɪs'] make one's course or travel along a path; travel or pass over, around, or along.

Synonyms

  • continue
  • proceed

Antonyms

  • dissuasion
  • discharge
  • decode
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