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Overview of noun trace
1. trace, hint, suggestion -- (a just detectable amount; "he speaks French with a trace of an accent")

2. trace, vestige, tincture, shadow -- (an indication that something has been present; "there wasn't a trace of evidence for the claim"; "a tincture of condescension")

3. touch, trace, ghost -- (a suggestion of some quality; "there was a touch of sarcasm in his tone"; "he detected a ghost of a smile on her face")

4. tracing, trace -- (a drawing created by superimposing a semitransparent sheet of paper on the original image and copying on it the lines of the original image)

5. trace -- (either of two lines that connect a horse's harness to a wagon or other vehicle or to a whiffletree)

6. trace -- (a visible mark (as a footprint) left by the passage of person or animal or vehicle)

Overview of verb trace
1. trace, follow -- (follow, discover, or ascertain the course of development of something; "We must follow closely the economic development is Cuba" ; "trace the student's progress")

2. trace, draw, line, describe, delineate -- (make a mark or lines on a surface; "draw a line"; "trace the outline of a figure in the sand")

3. trace, retrace -- (to go back over again; "we retraced the route we took last summer"; "trace your path")

4. hound, hunt, trace -- (pursue or chase relentlessly; "The hunters traced the deer into the woods"; "the detectives hounded the suspect until they found him")

5. trace -- (discover traces of; "She traced the circumstances of her birth")

6. trace -- (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. trace -- (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. decipher, trace -- (read with difficulty; "Can you decipher this letter?"; "The archeologist traced the hieroglyphs")

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