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Idioms about track

Origin of track

First recorded in 1425–75; late Middle English noun trak, tracke, from Old French trac, perhaps of Germanic origin; compare Old Norse trathk “trodden spot,” Norwegian trakke “to trample”; akin to tread

OTHER WORDS FROM track

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH track

track , tract
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British Dictionary definitions for track

track
/ (træk) /

noun
verb
See also tracks

Derived forms of track

trackable, adjectivetracker, noun

Word Origin for track

C15: from Old French trac, probably of Germanic origin; related to Middle Dutch tracken to pull, Middle Low German trecken; compare Norwegian trakke to trample
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Other Idioms and Phrases with track

track

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