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to trail (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
Third person singular
- (transitive) To follow behind (someone or something); to tail (someone or something).
- The hunters trailed their prey deep into the woods.
- (transitive) To drag (something) behind on the ground.
- You'll get your coat all muddy if you trail it around like that.
- (transitive) To leave (a trail of).
- He walked into the house, soaking wet, and trailed water all over the place.
- (transitive) To show a trailer of (a film, TV show etc.); to release or publish a preview of (a report etc.) in advance of the full publication.
- His new film was trailed on TV last night.
- There were no surprises in this morning's much-trailed budget statement.
- The track followed by a hunter.
- A route for travel over land, especially a narrow, unpaved route for use by hikers, horse riders, etc.
- condensation trail, contrail
- paper trail
- trail bike
- trailblazer (see blazer)
- trail mix
- vapo(u)r trail
track followed by a hunter
route for travel over land
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- Spanish: sendero m
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