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1. trail

verb. ['ˈtreɪl'] to lag or linger behind.

Synonyms

  • lag
  • drop behind
  • dawdle
  • hang back
  • drop back
  • fall back
  • get behind
  • fall behind

Antonyms

  • ebb
  • unnaturally
  • descend
  • linger

Etymology

  • trahere (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Trail

  • quesnell
  • deverell
  • cartmell
  • withnail
  • travail
  • tramell
  • sumrell
  • prevail
  • portell
  • parcell
  • mortell
  • mcphail
  • mcgrail
  • marcell
  • macphail
  • exhale
  • carvell
  • cardell
  • bartell
  • averell
  • avenell
  • abimael
  • verrell
  • unveil
  • today'll
  • tirrell
  • surveil
  • savell
  • revell
  • rafale

Example sentences of the word trail


1. Noun, singular or mass
Visit the free whaling museum or take the historical trail history tour.

2. Verb, base form
Because running depends so heavily on quadriceps, the hamstrings can trail the quads in developing.

Quotes containing the word trail


1. Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

2. Ask any successful person to look back over the events of his or her life, and chances are there'll be a turning point of one kind or another. It doesn't matter if that success has come on a ball field or in a boardroom, in a research laboratory or on a campaign trail - it can usually be traced to some pivotal moment.
- Bill Rancic

3. I was sure I'd set the world on fire, and it was hard for a young feller like me to realize the truth - that I hadn't set the world on fire, and I was totally unprepared to handle the consequences if 'The Big Trail' had been a success and launched me as a star.
- John Wayne

2. horse-trail

noun. a trail for horses.

3. trail

noun. ['ˈtreɪl'] a track or mark left by something that has passed.

Synonyms

  • track
  • spoor
  • slot
  • course

Antonyms

  • beginning
  • head
  • obverse
  • detach

Etymology

  • trahere (Latin)

4. trail

noun. ['ˈtreɪl'] a path or track roughly blazed through wild or hilly country.

Synonyms

  • cartroad
  • mountain trail
  • ski trail
  • track
  • ski run
  • cattle trail
  • Indian trail
  • deer trail
  • cart track

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • precede
  • disobey
  • violate

Etymology

  • trahere (Latin)

5. trail

verb. ['ˈtreɪl'] go after with the intent to catch.

Synonyms

  • pursue
  • give chase
  • track
  • follow
  • run down
  • quest
  • hunt
  • tree
  • tail
  • tag
  • dog
  • hound
  • trace
  • chase
  • go after

Antonyms

  • rush
  • tide
  • advance
  • progress

Etymology

  • trahere (Latin)

6. trail

noun. ['ˈtreɪl'] evidence pointing to a possible solution.

Synonyms

  • grounds
  • track
  • lead

Antonyms

  • predate
  • forfeit
  • inactivity
  • front

Etymology

  • trahere (Latin)

7. trail

verb. ['ˈtreɪl'] drag loosely along a surface; allow to sweep the ground.

Synonyms

  • train

Antonyms

  • exhale
  • dissuade

Etymology

  • trahere (Latin)

8. trail

verb. ['ˈtreɪl'] move, proceed, or walk draggingly or slowly.

Synonyms

  • go
  • locomote
  • move
  • shack

Antonyms

  • recede
  • ride
  • follow
  • fall

Etymology

  • trahere (Latin)

9. trail

verb. ['ˈtreɪl'] hang down so as to drag along the ground.

Antonyms

  • uncover

Etymology

  • trahere (Latin)
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