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trace
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as in: trace the origin or development Define
to find, search, research, or keep track of (see word notes for a more detailed definition based upon context)
  • The increasing simplification traceable from the Egyptian epigraphic hieroglyphs to the Greek and Roman alphabets and the anticipation of modern stenography and telegraphic code in the cuneiform inscriptions (Semitic) and the virgular quinquecostate ogham writing (Celtic).

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  • Early cat domestication is traced back to China over 5,000 years ago.
  • They traced the illnesses back to a single restaurant.

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  • Always passing, the stream of life, which in the stream of life we trace is dearer than them all.
  • It’s always flowing in a stream, never the same, which in the stream of life we trace.

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  • Traces of elephantiasis have been discovered among his ascendants.
  • You wouldn’t see a trace of them or their language anywhere in Europe except in a cabinet d’aisance.
  • (She traces lines on his hand) Line of fate.
  • Occasionally he removed from his lips the traces of food by means of a lacerated envelope or other accessible fragment of paper.
  • If I catch a trace on your swaddles.
  • (He exhibits to Dublin reporters traces of burning.
  • —He can find no trace of hell in ancient Irish myth, Haines said, amid the cheerful cups.

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as in: found a trace of Define
a small quantity or indication (see word notes for a more detailed definition based upon context)
as in: trace the origin or development Define
to find, search, research, or keep track of (see word notes for a more detailed definition based upon context)
as in: trace a picture or outline Define
copy the lines of an image; or draw an outline; or carefully draw a specific pattern (see word notes for a more detailed definition based upon context)
as in: traced a path Define
to follow (see word notes for a more detailed definition based upon context)
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