Sign and Trace


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Sign noun – A movement of the body or limbs that expresses or emphasizes an idea or feeling.
Trace is a synonym for sign in indication topic. In some cases you can use "Trace" instead the word "Sign" as a noun or a verb, when it comes to topics like trail.
Nearby Words: signify, signed, signature, signing, signboard
Synonyms for Sign


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Trace noun – A mark or series of marks left on a surface by something that has passed along it.
Usage example: the wolf came and went without leaving a trace on the hard, dry ground

Sign is a synonym for trace in evidence topic. You can use "Sign" instead the word "Trace" as a noun or a verb, if it concerns topics such as trail, vestige.
Nearby Words: track, traced, tracing, traceable, tracking
Synonyms for Trace

How words are described

physical physical sign physical trace
particular particular sign particular trace
original original sign original trace
single single sign single trace
Other adjectives: visible, small, real, large, huge, little, possible, final, slightest, last.

Common collocations

name sign name trace name
note sign note trace note
number sign number trace number
letter sign letter trace letter

Both words in one sentence

  • Fighter jets intercept the queen, but afterwards, there is no sign or trace of her to be found, other than her wings.
  • Do with Him as You Will However, this is taken as a bad sign that the trace of Red Light inside him may be growing.
  • Music / Fleetwood Mac The resulting album, Time sank without a trace - it didn't even make the Billboard charts, a telling sign of its abysmal quality given that Fleetwood Mac had been mainstays on the charts the past two decades.
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Trace and Sign. (2016). Retrieved 2022, May 26, from
Sign & Trace. N.p., 2016. Web. 26 May. 2022. <>.
Trace or Sign. 2016. Accessed May 26, 2022.

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