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English noun: track

1. track (object) a line or route along which something travels or moves


SamplesThe hurricane demolished houses in its path.
The track of an animal.
The course of the river.


Synonymscourse, path


Broader (hypernym)line


Narrower (hyponym)belt, collision course, inside track, round, steps, swath, trail

2. track (cognition) evidence pointing to a possible solution


SamplesThe police are following a promising lead.
The trail led straight to the perpetrator.


Synonymslead, trail


Broader (hypernym)evidence, grounds

3. track (artifact) a pair of parallel rails providing a runway for wheels


Broader (hypernym)artefact, artifact


Narrower (hyponym)railroad, railroad track, railway, streetcar track, tramline, tramway

4. track (artifact) a course over which races are run


Synonymsracecourse, racetrack, raceway


Broader (hypernym)course


Narrower (hyponym)cinder track, circuit, dirt track, racing circuit, speedway, velodrome


Part holonyminside track, stretch

5. track (communication) a distinct selection of music from a recording or a compact disc


SamplesHe played the first cut on the cd.
The title track of the album.


Synonymscut


Broader (hypernym)excerpt, excerption, extract, selection

6. track (artifact) an endless metal belt on which tracked vehicles move over the ground


Synonymscaterpillar track, caterpillar tread


Broader (hypernym)belt


Narrower (hyponym)half track


Part meronymtracked vehicle

7. track (artifact) (computer science) one of the circular magnetic paths on a magnetic disk that serve as a guide for writing and reading data


Synonymsdata track


Broader (hypernym)itinerary, path, route


Domain categorycomputer science, computing

8. track (artifact) a groove on a phonograph recording


Broader (hypernym)channel, groove

9. track (artifact) a bar or pair of parallel bars of rolled steel making the railway along which railroad cars or other vehicles can roll


Synonymsrail, rails, runway


Broader (hypernym)bar


Narrower (hyponym)third rail


Part meronymrailroad, railroad track, railway, streetcar track, tramline, tramway

10. track (artifact) any road or path affording passage especially a rough one


Synonymscart track, cartroad


Broader (hypernym)road, route


Narrower (hyponym)portage, trail

11. track (act) the act of participating in an athletic competition involving running on a track


Synonymsrunning


Broader (hypernym)track and field


Part meronymtrack meet


English verb: track

1. track (motion) carry on the feet and deposit


SamplesTrack mud into the house.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)bring in, introduce

2. track (perception) observe or plot the moving path of something


SamplesTrack a missile.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)observe

3. track (motion) go after with the intent to catch


SamplesThe policeman chased the mugger down the alley.
The dog chased the rabbit.


ExamplesThe men track the area for animals


Synonymschase, chase after, dog, give chase, go after, tag, tail, trail


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)follow, pursue


Narrower (hyponym)hound, hunt, quest, run down, trace, tree

4. track (motion) travel across or pass over


SamplesThe caravan covered almost 100 miles each day.


Synonymscover, cross, cut across, cut through, get across, get over, pass over, traverse


Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)go across, go through, pass


Narrower (hyponym)bridge, course, crisscross, drive, ford, hop, jaywalk, stride, take, tramp, walk

5. track (creation) make tracks upon


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)create, make









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