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trace

Synonyms of trace in English:

verb

  • 1 Police hope to trace the owner of the jewellery
  • 2 we've traced the call
    find the source of, find the origins of, find the roots of, follow to its source, source
  • 3 trace a map of the world on to a large piece of paper
    copy, reproduce, go over, draw over, draw the lines of;
    draw, draw up, sketch, draft, outline, rough out, mark out, delineate, map, chart, record, indicate, show, depict
  • noun

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  • 1 in the east wall is the trace of a pointed arch no trace had been found of the missing plane
    vestige, sign, mark, indication, suggestion, evidence, clue;
    remains, remnant, relic, survival;
    ghost, echo, memory
  • 2 she spoke good English with only a trace of an accent
    bit, spot, speck, touch, hint, suggestion, suspicion, nuance, intimation;
    trifle, drop, dash, tinge, tincture, streak, shred, crumb, fragment, shadow, whiff, breath, jot, iota
    informal smidgen, tad
  • 3 there was enough dust on the floor to have preserved traces of feet
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