Translation of "trace" - English-Turkish dictionary


verb [ T ] uk us /treɪs/

to find someone or something that was lost

izini bulmak, ortaya çıkarmak
Police have so far failed to trace the missing woman.

to find the origin of something

kökenini/aslını bulmak
She's traced her family back to the sixteenth century.
They were able to trace the call (= find out the number of the telephone used).

to describe the way something has developed over time

izini sürmek; izini sürerek bir şeyin gelişimini anlatmak
The book traces the development of women's art since the start of the century.

to copy a picture by putting transparent paper on top and following the outer line of the picture with a pen

kopyasını çıkarmak
tracing paper

(Translation of “trace verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)