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1trail/ˈtreɪl/verb
trailstrailedtrailing
1trail
/ˈtreɪl/
verb
trailstrailedtrailing
Learner's definition of TRAIL  
[+ object]  : to pull (something) behind you especially on the ground
   b  [no object]  : to be pulled behind someone or something
: to walk or move slowly as you follow behind (someone or something)
[+ object]
[no object]
: to be behind in a race or competition
[no object]
[+ object]
[+ object]  : to follow and watch or try to catch (someone or something)
always followed by an adverb or preposition[no object]  : to move, flow, or extend slowly in a thin line
[no object]  : to hang down to the ground
— see also trailing

trail away/off

[phrasal verb]
— used to say that someone's voice becomes softer and softer and then stops
2trail/ˈtreɪl/noun
pluraltrails
2trail
/ˈtreɪl/
noun
pluraltrails
Learner's definition of TRAIL  
[count]
: a path through a forest, field, etc.
— see also nature trail
: the marks, signs, smells, etc., that are left behind by someone or something and that can often be followed — sometimes used figuratively
— see also paper trail, vapor trail
: a route that someone follows to go somewhere or achieve something

blaze a trail

— see 4blaze

hit the trail

chiefly US
: to begin a journey
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