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  • nounevidence; small bit
  • verbseek, follow
  • verbdraw around

synonyms for trace

  • element
  • footprint
  • fragment
  • hint
  • indication
  • particle
  • proof
  • relic
  • remains
  • remnant
  • shred
  • smell
  • speck
  • strain
  • taste
  • tinge
  • touch
  • vestige
  • whiff
  • breath
  • crumb
  • dab
  • dash
  • drop
  • footmark
  • intimation
  • iota
  • jot
  • mark
  • memento
  • minimum
  • nib
  • nuance
  • pinch
  • record
  • scintilla
  • shade
  • shadow
  • sign
  • slot
  • smidgen
  • snippet
  • spoor
  • spot
  • sprinkling
  • streak
  • suggestion
  • survival
  • suspicion
  • tincture
  • tittle
  • token
  • track
  • trail
  • tread
  • trifle
  • whisper
  • soupçon
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antonyms for trace

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  • lot
  • whole
  • brightness
  • glob
  • information
  • light
  • lose
  • miss
  • overlook
  • pass by
  • neglect
  • ignore
  • run away
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How to use trace in a sentence

In chronic interstitial nephritis it is small—frequently no more than a trace.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
They speak of a certain Norumbega and give the names of cities and strongholds of which to-day no trace or even report remains.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
Against the blue background of the sky, green hill-tops trace an undulant line.
BASTIEN LEPAGEFR. CRASTRE
A trace of bile may be present as a result of excessive straining while the tube is in the stomach.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
A trace of light had begun to soften the sky over the dome, but had not yet seeped down to ground level.
FEE OF THE FRONTIERHORACE BROWN FYFE
They were lost amid the Baratarian Islands, and no one ever heard of them or found trace of them from that day to this.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
It is difficult, however, to trace the mode in which they operate on a substance of such complexity as the soil.
ELEMENTS OF AGRICULTURAL CHEMISTRYTHOMAS ANDERSON
Her comely face contrasted pleasantly with the full chin, which bore a trace of the commanding expression of her mother.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
I wanted very much to get this brave fellow a decoration but we were never able to trace him.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
As stated in the chapter on astronomy, some trace of the triangular form appears in the land masses of the planet Mars.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO TRACE

  • Photostat
  • carbon
  • clone
  • counterfeit
  • ditto
  • duplicate
  • forge
  • mimeograph
  • photocopy
  • replicate
  • reprint
  • reproduce
  • trace
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