Definition Track

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to track (something, someone): to chase, to pursue, to follow (something, someone)
We need your confirmation number, so that we can track your order.

the tracks (of someone, of something): the path, the footprints (of someone, of something, especially of animals)
The police followed the robber's tracks all the way to the bank.
to be on the right track to be going in the right direction
Sorry I'm late, I lost track of time. Sorry that I'm late, I didn't pay attention to the time.
to keep track of someone, something to keep an eye on someone, something

a track (on a record, tape, CD): a song, a musical number (on a record, cassette, or compact disc)


  • "He's in the Galapagos islands, tracking the oldest living giant tortoise."
  • "The hot air balloon was being tracked by satellite and radio until 7:32, at which time it disappeared from the radar, and the radio signal was replaced by static."
  • "Only original tracks will be considered."
  • "This program offers us the possibility to track the shipment of our products from our manufacturers to our various warehouses."
  • "It features payroll management, and shipping tracking functionality."
  • "Our mission is to track a wild dolphin and determine if communication is possible outside the aquarium. Admiral Jones, take us down!"
  • "Rupert : We use specially-trained dogs that track the scent of the fox with their noses."
  • "If the anti-piracy legislation is passed, government agencies will be tracking IP addresses, monitoring our downloads, maybe even reading our e-mails!"
  • "To track the instrument you have ordered, press 2."

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