- 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.
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Words nearby track
Idioms for track
Origin of track
OTHER WORDS FROM track
Examples from the Web for tracks
She also tracks his deteriorating health through the harrowing videos of the captives regularly released by the Nusra Front.
One line in “Winter Wonderland” has stopped countless people dead in their tracks.The Most Confusing Christmas Music Lyrics Explained (VIDEO)|Kevin Fallon|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This study uses the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS), which is really a tool that tracks crimes.College Girls Are Less Likely to Be Raped Than Non-Students|Brandy Zadrozny|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Economic Policy Institute (EPI) tracks this closely, so here (pdf) for your review is a study the group put out in June.
The core of that, the way to stop Ebola in its tracks is contact tracing, and follow-up.
His object was to remove every trace of himself as he passed onward to the goal ahead of him—to obliterate his tracks entirely.In the Day of Adversity|John Bloundelle-Burton
Then he advanced, careful not to step on any of the tracks until he reached the doorstep, where it could not be avoided.The Keeper|Henry Beam Piper
The people who knew him in Ireland, and some who have followed in his tracks there have set down or collected facts about him.
Finally we compromised, and I sent Breaden and Warri to hunt up the tracks, whilst we started work again.Spinifex and Sand|David W Carnegie
Often he had seen Geers at the tracks on a morning before some important race.Poor White|Sherwood Anderson
British Dictionary definitions for tracks (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for tracks (2 of 2)
- 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 tracks
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)