To agree with other information; chime: What you say doesn't track with what I know(1970s+ Army)
To make sense; be plausible; figure: It does not necessarily track that because Son of Sam sells papers in New York he will sell books in Seattle/ She's practically out of her mind. Like, she isn't even tracking(1970s+)
[probably fr track, ''the groove of a phonograph record, a continuous line or passage of a tape recording,'' influenced by earlier track, ''follow, come closely and directly behind'']
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Idioms and Phrases with track re-cord
A record of actual performance or achievements, as in This applicant has an excellent track record. This term probably comes from horse racing, where it signifies the best time a horse has ever achieved at a particular track or over a particular distance. However, some believe it alludes to track and field records. Its figurative use dates from the late 1940s.