track - definition and synonyms

 
verb 

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/træk/
present tense
I/you/we/theytrack
he/she/ittracks
present participletracking
past tensetracked
past participletracked
  1. 1
    [transitive] to follow or find someone or something by looking for evidence that shows where they have gone

    I tracked him as far as the factory.

     Synonyms and related words
    1. b.
      [transitive] to follow the development or progress of something
  2. 2
    [intransitive] cinema to move a film camera along on a track
  3. 3
    [intransitive] if weather tracks in a particular direction, it moves in that direction

    There is a small depression tracking across the Irish Sea.

phrasal verbs