Definitions of tract

  1. To trace out; to track; also, to draw out; to protact. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. Something drawn out or extended; expanse. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. A region or quantity of land or water, of indefinite extent; an area; as, an unexplored tract of sea. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Traits; features; lineaments. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. The footprint of a wild beast. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Treatment; exposition. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Continuity or extension of anything; as, the tract of speech. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. Continued or protracted duration; length; extent. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. Verses of Scripture sung at Mass, instead of the Alleluia, from Septuagesima Sunday till the Saturday befor Easter; - so called because sung tractim, or without a break, by one voice, instead of by many as in the antiphons. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. a bundle of nerve fibers following a path through the brain Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. a system of body parts that together serve some particular purpose Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. a bundle of mylenated nerve fibers following a path through the brain Wordnet Dictionary DB
  13. A written discourse or dissertation, generally of short extent; a short treatise, especially on practical religion. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. A short pamphlet or leaflet, usually on some moral or religious subject; a large area of land. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  15. Something drawn out or extended: continued duration: a region: a short treatise. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  16. Region of indefinite extent; short treatise. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  17. An extended area. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  18. A short treatise; pamphlet. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  19. Something drawn out or extended; a region or quantity of land or water of indefinite extent; a short treatise, generally religious; extent; the trace or footing of a wild animal. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  20. A region or area or system considered as a whole, as the alimentary tract. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.

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Usage examples for tract

  1. Our way for many days was through a sandy tract of country, covered with pine woods, with here and there the plantation of an Indian or a half- breed. – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  2. No. 8. A farmer, from surrounding country, induced by Colony management to invest in Colony land and tract as a " pace- setter" to the other colonists. – The Social Work of the Salvation Army by Edwin Gifford Lamb