1. a drawing created by superimposing a semitransparent sheet of paper on the original image and copying on it the lines of the original image 2. an indication that something has been present
Example : there wasn't a trace of evidence for the claim
3. a suggestion of some quality 4. a just detectable amount
Example : They speak French with a trace of an accent.
6. follow, discover, or ascertain the course of development of something 7. make a mark or lines on a surface 8. pursue or chase relentlessly
Example : The hunters traced the deer into the woods
9. to go back over again
Example : we retraced the route we took last summer
10. either of two lines that connect a horse's harness to a wagon or other vehicle or to a whiffletree 11. a visible mark (as a footprint) left by the passage of person or animal or vehicle 12. copy by following the lines of the original drawing on a transparent sheet placed upon it 13. make one's course or travel along a path 14. discover bits of information about or a sequence of information
Example : In order to find out what happened, I started by tracing back to the beginnings of the event.
Translation for "trace"
trace meaning in Spanish : rastro trace meaning in German : Spur trace meaning in Japanese : トレース trace meaning in Turkish : iz trace meaning in Chinese : 跟踪 trace meaning in Arabic : أثر trace meaning in Polish : ślad trace meaning in Hindi : निशान trace meaning in French : trace trace meaning in Russian : след trace meaning in Tamil : சுவடு trace meaning in Telugu : ట్రేస్