Definition of 'trace'
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The ruling family can trace its history back centuries. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Individual fronds can be identified along with signs of its original colour and traces of blood. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Much of that approach can be traced back to his sporting childhood. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The review team interviewed staff, assuring them that what they said would not be traced back. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I rang round lots of banks and nobody could find any trace of this payment. The Sun (2017)Their almost telepathic understanding can be traced right back to childhood, where they were already unknowingly preparing for adult life. The Sun (2017)There are also concerns about trace elements such not fine as copper, nickel and zinc which can be found in some vaping liquids. The Sun (2017)In 1962 she was hailed as the pioneer of a new technique that made it possible to match blood traces to different blood groups. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Our smiles, resigned and hollow, trace the same lines. Times, Sunday Times (2017)These formations roughly trace the outline of each machine. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They denied that blood traces had been found. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But all traces of the track have now been removed. The Sun (2011)This was said sincerely without a trace of irony. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The origin of his performance gene can be traced back farther. Times, Sunday Times (2015)You can still hear trace elements of other acts in his approach. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They say that phone records show no trace of the call to his father. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But we left no stone unturned in tracing a huge amount of evidence. The Sun (2011)No trace of either drone owner was found. The Sun (2015)The traces were smaller than a five pence coin. The Sun (2008)Her chubby fingers trace unfamiliar lines beside mouths and eyes. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The archaeologist finds traces of the past in the present. Foucault and Derrida - The Other Side Of Reason (1990)It traces the history of the city and its people. The Sun (2016)He could still trace the outline of a dent across the back. THE WOLF AND THE DOVEMaybe the boffins could have detected a trace of irony in the way she said it. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Simple phobias can often be traced back to specific traumatic experiences. POSITIVELY FEARLESS: Breaking free of the fears that hold you back (2001)To complete the process damp the stable rubber and go all over the horse to remove any traces of dust. Your First Horse - buying, feeding, caring (1989)Use vigorous strokes, taking care to remove all traces of shampoo from the hair and scalp. The Natural Beauty Book - cruelty-free cosmetics to make at home (1991)We follow the manager, not the fund, and can trace his track record over more than two decades. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Translations for 'trace'
British English: trace /treɪs/ NOUN
A trace of something is a very small amount of it.
Wash them in cold water to remove all traces of sand.
- American English: trace
- Arabic: أَثَر
- Brazilian Portuguese: rastro
- Chinese: 痕迹
- Croatian: trag
- Czech: stopa
- Danish: spor
- Dutch: spoor
- European Spanish: traza
- Finnish: jälki
- French: trace
- German: Spur
- Greek: ίχνος
- Italian: traccia
- Japanese: 跡
- Korean: 자취
- Norwegian: spor
- Polish: ślad znak
- European Portuguese: rasto
- Romanian: rămășiță
- Russian: след
- Spanish: rastro
- Swedish: spår
- Thai: ร่องรอย
- Turkish: belirti
- Ukrainian: залишок
- Vietnamese: dấu vết
British English: trace VERB
If you trace the origin or development of something, you find out or describe how it started or developed.
The exhibition traces the history of graphic design.
Definition of trace from the Collins English Dictionary
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