Textual thesaurus for "trail"

(noun) lead, track

evidence pointing to a possible solution

the police are following a promising lead; the trail led straight to the perpetrator

(verb) train

drag loosely along a surface; allow to sweep the ground

The toddler was trailing his pants; She trained her long scarf behind her

(verb) chase, chase after, dog, tag, tail, track, go after, give chase

go after with the intent to catch

The policeman chased the mugger down the alley; the dog chased the rabbit

(verb) drag, drop back, drop behind, get behind, hang back

to lag or linger behind

But in so many other areas we still are dragging

(verb) shack

move, proceed, or walk draggingly or slowly

John trailed behind his class mates; The Mercedes trailed behind the horse cart