- discover traces of
"She traced the circumstances of her birth"
- make one's course or travel along a path; travel or pass over, around, or along
"The children traced along the edge of the dark forest"
"The women traced the pasture"
- copy by following the lines of the original drawing on a transparent sheet placed upon it; make a tracing of
"trace a design"
"trace a pattern"
- a visible mark (as a footprint) left by the passage of person or animal or vehicle
- He disappeared without a trace.
- He's disappeared without a trace.
- Tom disappeared without a trace.
- Tom disappeared without leaving a trace.
- There was no trace of him.
- The police have found no trace of the suspect yet.
- Did the police find any trace of the murderer?
- I can trace my ancestors back 200 years.
- Some day, the boy disappeared without a trace.
- Is there any trace of the missing child?
- I noted a trace of eagerness in her voice.
- Media sells a trace of hatred at bargain prices.
- There was a trace of anger in her voice.
- No one should be able to trace the events there back to us.
- No trace of Napoleon's waltz across Europe appears in the pastoral novels of Jane Austen.