Associations to the word «Trail»


TRAIL, verb. (transitive) To follow behind (someone or something); to tail (someone or something).
TRAIL, verb. (transitive) To drag (something) behind on the ground.
TRAIL, verb. (transitive) To leave (a trail of).
TRAIL, verb. (transitive) To show a trailer of (a film, TV show etc.); to release or publish a preview of (a report etc.) in advance of the full publication.
TRAIL, verb. To be losing, to be behind in a competition.
TRAIL, verb. (military) To carry (a firearm) with the breech near the ground and the upper part inclined forward, the piece being held by the right hand near the middle.
TRAIL, verb. To flatten (grass, etc.) by walking through it; to tread down.
TRAIL, verb. (dated) To take advantage of the ignorance of; to impose upon.
TRAIL, noun. The track or indication marking the route followed by something that has passed, such as the footprints of animal on land or the contrail of an airplane in the sky.
TRAIL, noun. A route for travel over land, especially a narrow, unpaved pathway for use by hikers, horseback riders, etc.
TRAIL, noun. A trailer broadcast on television for a forthcoming film or programme.
TRAIL, noun. (graph theory) A walk in which all the edges are distinct.
TRAIL, proper noun. A city in British Columbia
TRAIL, proper noun. A city in Minnesota
TRAIL BIKE, noun. A bicycle or motorcycle which is designed and used for off-road travel on rugged or inclined surfaces.
TRAIL HAND, noun. Alternative spelling of trailhand
TRAIL MIX, noun. A blend of foods for snacking on the go, as during hikes, usually consisting of some combination of dried fruit, nuts, seeds granola and sometimes small candies, cereal, etc.
TRAIL MIXES, noun. Plural of trail mix

Dictionary definition

TRAIL, noun. A track or mark left by something that has passed; "there as a trail of blood"; "a tear left its trail on her cheek".
TRAIL, noun. A path or track roughly blazed through wild or hilly country.
TRAIL, noun. Evidence pointing to a possible solution; "the police are following a promising lead"; "the trail led straight to the perpetrator".
TRAIL, verb. To lag or linger behind; "But in so many other areas we still are dragging".
TRAIL, verb. Go after with the intent to catch; "The policeman chased the mugger down the alley"; "the dog chased the rabbit".
TRAIL, verb. Move, proceed, or walk draggingly or slowly; "John trailed behind his class mates"; "The Mercedes trailed behind the horse cart".
TRAIL, verb. Hang down so as to drag along the ground; "The bride's veiled trailed along the ground".
TRAIL, verb. Drag loosely along a surface; allow to sweep the ground; "The toddler was trailing his pants"; "She trained her long scarf behind her".

Wise words

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