- a course laid out for running or racing.
- the group of sports performed on such a course, as running or hurdling, as distinguished from field events.
- both track and field events as a whole.
- a band of recorded sound laid along the length of a magnetic tape.
- band2 (def. 6).
- an individual song or segment of a recording: a title track.
- a discrete, separate recording that is combined with other parts of a musical recording to produce the final aural version: a special rhythm track added to the basic track.
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Idioms for track
Origin of track
OTHER WORDS FROM track
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH tracktrack , tract
Words nearby track
How to use track in a sentence
She was accepted at Spelman College, got back on track, and ended up enrolling at Cal Poly Pomona.Morning Report: Lincoln Abruptly Canceled AP Class|Voice of San Diego|September 17, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Potts, who had been training for an Ironman triathlon, remembers keeping track of the time on her heart monitor watch.The Woman Propositioned by Alaska’s Former Lieutenant Governor Tells Her Story for the First Time|by Kyle Hopkins and Michelle Theriault Boots, Anchorage Daily News|September 10, 2020|ProPublica
Clicks, ecommerce transactions, or goals are the way businesses keep track of them.SEO proposals: Particular challenges and how to avoid getting a silent no|SEOmonitor|September 10, 2020|Search Engine Watch
The digital yuan is on track to be the world’s first sovereign digital currency and is currently in pilot mode with four state-owned commercial banks.
San Diego Unified’s decision-making and the metrics the district tracks can have a huge ripple effect.The County Is Rethinking a Major Coronavirus Trigger|Will Huntsberry|September 9, 2020|Voice of San Diego
If you answered nine or more, you may have won a SONY Betamax and an eight-track operating system.
Workers built a temporary rail track through the city to move the statue in a process that took three days.
I was there to track down the family of one of the most notorious defectors in Cuban history.The Life and Hard Times Of The Family A Cuban Defector Left Behind|Brin-Jonathan Butler|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It looks like Amazon is on track to get additional Pentagon contracts as well.
Its inclusion in Record of the Year is on track with the recent trend of all nominees being chart-toppers.10 Biggest Grammy Award Snubs and Surprises: Meghan Trainor, Miley Cyrus & More|Kevin Fallon|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Suddenly, however, he became aware of a small black spot far ahead in the very middle of the unencumbered track.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
No trail was so obtuse, no thicket so dense that members of that regiment would not track them to their lair.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
We are so many around here that you'll have to get paper and pencil and mark us down to keep track of how many.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
The print of steel-rimmed hoofs showed in the soft loam as plainly as a moccasin-track in virgin snow.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Track of the count may be kept by placing a mark for each leukocyte in its appropriate column, ruled upon paper.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
British Dictionary definitions for track
- a course for running or racing
- (as modifier)track events
- sports performed on a track
- track and field events as a whole
- to provide with a track
- to run on a track of (a certain width)
Derived forms of tracktrackable, adjectivetracker, noun
Word Origin for track
Idioms and Phrases with track
In addition to the idioms beginning with track
- track down
- track record
- cover one's tracks
- drop in one's tracks
- fast track
- follow in someone's footsteps (tracks)
- inside track
- jump the track
- keep (lose) track
- make tracks
- off the beaten track
- off the track
- one-track mind
- on the right tack (track)
- right side of the tracks
- stop cold (in one's tracks)