A track or mark left by something that has passed (synset 109483442)
"there as a trail of blood"; "a tear left its trail on her cheek"
A path or track roughly blazed through wild or hilly country (synset 104473848)
- cattle trail - a trail over which cattle were driven to market
- deer trail - a trail worn by the passage of deer
- horse-trail - a trail for horses
- indian trail - a trail through the wilderness worn by Amerindians
- mountain trail - a trail through mountainous country
- ski run, ski trail - trail or slope prepared for skiing
Evidence pointing to a possible solution (synset 105835238)
"the police are following a promising lead"; "the trail led straight to the perpetrator"
To lag or linger behind (synset 202062680)
"But in so many other areas we still are dragging"hypernym: dawdle, fall back, fall behind, lag - hang (back) or fall (behind) in movement, progress, development, etc.
Go after with the intent to catch (synset 202005890)
"The policeman chased the mugger down the alley"; "the dog chased the rabbit"hyponym:
Move, proceed, or walk draggingly or slowly (synset 202063844)
"John trailed behind his class mates"; "The Mercedes trailed behind the horse cart"hypernym: go, locomote, move, travel - change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphoricallysynonym: shack
Hang down so as to drag along the ground (synset 201545624)
"The bride's veiled trailed along the ground"
Drag loosely along a surface;
Allow to sweep the ground (synset 201456580)"The toddler was trailing his pants"; "She trained her long scarf behind her"hypernym: drag - pull, as against a resistancesynonym: trainverb group: trail - hang down so as to drag along the ground
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