I had a blank bit of paper in my pocket, on which was traced the Yellow Sign, and I handed it to him.
The show, which starred Lynda Carter as Diana Prince, traced her story from World War II to the present day.
True, much of that shrinkage can be traced to individuals bringing income forward to avoid higher tax rates in 2013.
All this can be traced to a Faustian bargain Republicans made precisely 100 years after President Lincoln was re-elected.
Dividing lines between the two parties will be traced in the sand.
They have traced the physical results of vice, and have foreshadowed its course.
They had been traced eventually to a certain department, that in which Mary worked.
The cause of this trouble has recently been traced to the presence of various kinds of yeasts.
Dilly bent, and traced the outline of a leaf with her finger.
I have traced him as far as Aden, but I do not know the name of the vessel in which he left that place.
late 14c., "to make a plan or diagram," from Old French trasser "delineate, score, trace, follow, pursue" (12c.), from Vulgar Latin *tractiare "delineate, score, trace" (cf. Spanish trazar "to trace, devise, plan out," Italian tracciare "to follow by foot"), from Latin tractus "track, course," literally "a drawing out," from past participle stem of trahere "to pull, draw" (see tract (n.1)).
Meaning "to pass over" (a path, etc.) is attested from late 14c.; that of "track down, follow the trail of" is early 15c., from trace (n.1). Sense of "draw an outline of" is first recorded late 14c. Meaning "copy a drawing on a transparent sheet laid over it" is recorded from 1762. Related: Traced; tracing.
"track made by passage of a person or thing," mid-13c., from Old French trace, back-formation from tracier (see trace (v.)). Scientific sense of "indication of minute presence in some chemical compound" is from 1827. Traces "vestiges" is from c.1400.
"straps or chains by which an animal pulls a vehicle," c.1300, from earlier collective plural trays, from Old French traiz, plural of trait "strap for harnessing, act of drawing," from Latin tractus "a drawing, track," from stem of trahere "to pull, draw" (see tract (1)).