Definition of "traced" []

  • A mark or other sign that something has been in a place; vestige (noun)
  • A tiny or scarcely detectable amount or characteristic (noun)
  • A footprint or other indication of the passage of an animal or person (noun)
  • Any line drawn by a recording instrument or a record consisting of a number of such lines (noun)
  • Something drawn, such as a tracing (noun)
  • A beaten track or path (noun)
  • The postulated alteration in the cells of the nervous system that occurs as the result of any experience or learning (noun)
  • The intersection of a surface with a coordinate plane (noun)
  • The sum of the diagonal entries of a square matrix (noun)
  • A symbol inserted in the constituent structure of a sentence to mark the position from which a constituent has been moved in a generative process (noun)
  • An amount of precipitation that is too small to be measured (noun)
  • A way taken; route (noun)
  • To follow, discover, or ascertain the course or development of (something) (verb)
  • To track down and find, as by following a trail (verb)
  • To copy (a design, map, etc) by drawing over the lines visible through a superimposed sheet of transparent paper or other material (verb)
  • To draw or delineate a plan or diagram of (verb)
  • To outline or sketch (an idea, policy, etc) (verb)
  • To decorate with tracery (verb)
  • To imprint (a design) on cloth, etc (verb)
  • To follow or be followed to source; date back (verb)
  • To make one's way over, through, or along (something) (verb)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of trace. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "traced" in a sentence
  • "Pownal saw that the search was made at the office of the Register, and the title traced through several persons to the period when the house was occupied by the man named by Esther."
  • "We know that he deals with assafoetida because one of the personages (the one who lifts up his arm toward the beam of the scale) holds in his right hand something resembling that which is in the scale, and the Greek word traced near it signifies"
  • "And when you weed out the roughly 6,000 guns that could not be traced from the remaining 32 percent, it means 83 percent of the guns found at crime scenes in Mexico could not be traced to theU. S."