Definition of TRACED

verb : TRACED

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) follow, discover, or ascertain the course of development of something; "We must follow closely the economic development is Cuba"; "trace the student's progress"; "trace one's ancestry" ;

  • 3. (

    ) to go back over again; "we retraced the route we took last summer"; "trace your path" ;

  • 4. (

    ) pursue or chase relentlessly; "The hunters traced the deer into the woods"; "the detectives hounded the suspect until they found him" ;

  • 5. (

    ) discover traces of; "She traced the circumstances of her birth" ;

  • 6. (

    ) make one's course or travel along a path; travel or pass over, around, or along; "The children traced along the edge of the dark forest"; "The women traced the pasture" ;

  • 7. (

    ) copy by following the lines of the original drawing on a transparent sheet placed upon it; make a tracing of; "trace a design"; "trace a pattern" ;

  • 8. (

    ) read with difficulty; "Can you decipher this letter?"; "The archeologist traced the hieroglyphs" ;

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