Sinonimi inglese britannico
(sostantivo ) 
Definition
a rough path across open country or through a forest
He was following a broad trail through the trees.
Sinonimi
path
We followed the path along the clifftops.
,
track
We set off once more, over a rough mountain track.
,
route
the most direct route to the town centre
,
way
He came round the back way.
,
course
For nearly four hours we maintained our course northwards.
,
road
There was very little traffic on the roads.
,
pathway
, ,
beaten track
,
singletrack
(sostantivo ) 
Definition
a sequence of results from an event
He left a trail of clues at the scenes of his crimes.
Sinonimi
,
line
the latest in a long line of successes
,
train
a long train of oil tankers
,
row
a row of pretty little cottages
, ,
string
The landscape is broken only by a string of villages.
,
stream
a never-ending stream of jokes
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succession
He took a succession of jobs which have stood him in good stead.
(sostantivo ) 
Definition
a print, mark, or scent left by a person, animal, or object
They would take no action except that of following his trail.
Sinonimi
, , ,
marks
, ,
trace
He disappeared mysteriously without a trace.
, ,
footsteps
,
footprints
,
spoor
(sostantivo ) 
Definition
something that trails behind
the high vapour trail of an aircraft
Sinonimi
wake
Dolphins sometimes play in the wake of the boats.
, ,
tail
a comet tail
,
slipstream
(sostantivo ) 
Definition
a sequence of results from an event
The blast left a 200 metre trail of wreckage.
Sinonimi
train
a train of events which would culminate in tragedy
,
series
a series of explosions
,
chain
a horrific chain of events
,
(sostantivo ) 
The whales come close to shore, on the trail of squid.
Sinonimi
scent
A hunting dog picked up the bird's scent.
, ,
spoor
(verbo ) 
Definition
to follow or hunt (an animal or person), usually secretly, by following the marks or tracks he, she, or it has made
Two detectives were trailing him.
Sinonimi
follow
I think we're being followed.
,
track
He thought he had better track this creature and kill it.
,
chase
She chased the thief for 100 yards.
,
pursue
She pursued the man who had stolen her bag.
,
dog
The three creatures had dogged him from hut to hut.
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hunt
Police are hunting a large wildcat that has escaped from the zoo.
,
shadow
shadowed by a large and highly visible body of police
,
trace
I first went there to trace my roots.
,
tail (informal)
Officers had tailed the gang in an undercover inquiry.
, ,
stalk
Wolves stalk their prey across the tundra.
,
keep an eye on
,
keep tabs on (informal)
,
run to ground
(verbo ) 
Definition
to drag or stream along the ground or through the air behind someone or something
She came down the stairs, trailing the coat behind her.
Sinonimi
drag
He got up and dragged his chair towards the table.
,
draw
He drew his chair nearer the fire.
,
pull
I helped pull him out of the water.
,
sweep
Suddenly, she was swept along by the crowd.
, ,
haul
A crane hauled the car out of the stream.
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tow
He was using the vehicle to tow his trailer.
,
dangle
A gold bracelet dangled from her left wrist.
,
droop
a young man with a drooping moustache
(verbo ) 
Definition
to move wearily or slowly
I spent a long afternoon trailing behind him.
Sinonimi
lag
The boys crept forward, Roger lagging a little.
, ,
drift
People drifted around the room.
,
wander
He wandered aimlessly around the garden.
,
linger
Customers are welcome to linger over coffee until midnight.
,
trudge
We had to trudge up the track back to the station.
,
fall behind
, ,
meander
We meandered along the Irish country roads.
,
amble
We ambled along in front of the houses.
,
loiter
unemployed young men loitering at the entrance to the factory.
,
straggle
They came straggling up the cliff road.
,
traipse (informal)
I traipsed from one doctor to another.
,
dawdle
They dawdled arm in arm past the shopfronts.
,
hang back
,
tag along (informal)
,
bring up the rear
,
drag yourself
(verbo ) 
Definition
to be falling behind in a race, match or competition
He scored again leaving Dartford trailing 2-0 at the break.
Sinonimi
,
be down
,
be behind
,
fall behind
The horse fell behind on the final furlong.
,
lag behind
,
drop behind
(verbo ) 
ivy trailing over the concrete
Sinonimi
creep
The rabbit crept off and hid in a hole.
,
slide
She slipped and slid downhill on her backside.
,
crawl
I began to crawl on my hands and knees towards the door.
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slither
He slithered down the bank.
,
slink
He couldn't just slink away.
(verbo ) 
a previously trailed live TV appearance
Sinonimi
advertise
Religious groups are not allowed to advertise on TV.
It has been much advertised in specialist magazines.
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announce
The couple were planning to announce their engagement.
, ,
hype (informal)
We had to hype the film to attract the financiers.
,
publicise

verbo frasale

See trail away or off

sinonimi aggiuntivi

in the sense of amble
Definition
to walk at a leisurely pace
We ambled along in front of the houses.
Sinonimi
mosey (informal)
in the sense of announce
Definition
to proclaim
The couple were planning to announce their engagement.
Sinonimi
make known,
tweet,
make public,
shout from the rooftops (informal),
give out
in the sense of chain
Definition
a series of connected facts or events
a horrific chain of events

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