track - definition and synonyms

 
 
 
noun 

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/træk/
singulartrack
pluraltracks
  1. 1
    [countable] a path or road with a rough surface

    I walked along a track to the mountain village.

    dirt track:

    There’s a dirt track leading from the main road.

  2. 2
    [countable/uncountable] a railway line

    a railway track

    a straight stretch of track

  3. 3
    [countable] a piece of ground used for racing
    1. a.
      [uncountable] American athletics events in which the runners run around a circular course
  4. 4
    [countable/uncountable] a line or structure on which something moves along

    a curtain track

    1. a.
      a moving part of a large vehicle such as a tank on which it moves along the ground
  5. 5
    [countable] the direction in which something moves

    The storm’s track was similar to several others this year.

    1. a.
      a way of achieving something

      the fast track to wealth and prosperity

      We’re proceeding on a diplomatic track.

  6. 6
    [countable] [usually plural] a mark that a person, animal, or vehicle leaves on the ground
    1. a.

      tracks

      [plural] marks left by a needle on the skin of someone who uses illegal drugs
  7. 7
    [countable] music a song or piece of music that is recorded on a CD, tape, or record
     Synonyms and related words
    1. a.
      one of the sections of a tape that records different sounds that can be mixed together