Associations to the word «Tract»

Wiktionary

TRACT, noun. An area or expanse.
TRACT, noun. A series of connected body organs, as in the digestive tract.
TRACT, noun. A small booklet such as a pamphlet, often for promotional or informational uses.
TRACT, noun. A brief treatise or discourse on a subject.
TRACT, noun. A commentator's view or perspective on a subject.
TRACT, noun. Continued or protracted duration, length, extent
TRACT, noun. Part of the proper of the liturgical celebration of the Eucharist for many Christian denominations, used instead of the alleluia during Lenten or pre-Lenten seasons, in a Requiem Mass, and on a few other penitential occasions.
TRACT, noun. (obsolete) Continuity or extension of anything.
TRACT, noun. (obsolete) Traits; features; lineaments.
TRACT, noun. (obsolete) The footprint of a wild animal.
TRACT, noun. (obsolete) Track; trace.
TRACT, noun. (obsolete) Treatment; exposition.
TRACT, verb. (obsolete) To pursue, follow; to track.
TRACT, verb. (obsolete) To draw out; to protract.
TRACT HOME, noun. (US) a tract house
TRACT HOMES, noun. Plural of tract home
TRACT HOUSE, noun. (US) Any of many houses, of a similar (if not identical) plan and design, built on a tract of land

Dictionary definition

TRACT, noun. An extended area of land.
TRACT, noun. A system of body parts that together serve some particular purpose.
TRACT, noun. A brief treatise on a subject of interest; published in the form of a booklet.
TRACT, noun. A bundle of myelinated nerve fibers following a path through the brain.

Wise words

Words are but symbols for the relations of things to one another and to us; nowhere do they touch upon absolute truth.
Friedrich Nietzsche