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I can tell you that the Canadian intelligence and law enforcement agencies have been providing outstanding co-operation with our intelligence and law enforcement agencies as we work together to track down terrorists here in North America and put them out of commission.
Paul Cellucci

Meaning of "track down" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF TRACK DOWN

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TRACK DOWN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Track down is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

WHAT DOES TRACK DOWN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of track down in the English dictionary

The definition of track down in the dictionary is to find by tracking or pursuing.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TRACK DOWN

track
track and field athlete
track and field athletics
track athletics
track event
track lighting
track maintenance
track meet
track race
track racing
track record
track rod
track shoe
track shoes
track shot
track system
trackable
trackage
trackball
tracked

WORDS THAT END LIKE TRACK DOWN

back down
break down
bring the house down
cut down
down
get down
go down
hands down
hold down
lay down
put down
ride down
sit down
step down
take down
turn down
up and down
upside down
when the chips are down
wind down
write down

Synonyms and antonyms of track down in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «track down» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TRACK DOWN

Find out the translation of track down to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of track down from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «track down» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

追查到
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

localizar
570 millions of speakers

English

track down
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

नीचे ट्रैक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

يَتَتَبَّعُ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

выслеживать
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

localizar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

খুঁজিয়া বাহির করা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

dépister
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

mengesan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

aufspüren
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

跡をたどって見つけ出す
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

찾아내다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

nututi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tìm ra
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கீழே கண்காணியுங்கள்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

खाली ट्रॅक करा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Izini sürmek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

rintracciare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wytropić
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

вистежувати
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

a depista
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

εντοπίζω
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

spoor
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

spåra upp
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

spore opp
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TRACK DOWN»

The term «track down» is quite widely used and occupies the 29.039 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about track down

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4 QUOTES WITH «TRACK DOWN»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word track down.
1
Paul Cellucci
I can tell you that the Canadian intelligence and law enforcement agencies have been providing outstanding co-operation with our intelligence and law enforcement agencies as we work together to track down terrorists here in North America and put them out of commission.
2
Mitch Kapor
A typical medical practice is like an old-fashioned business which keeps all of its records on paper. It can probably track down any individual transaction if it needs to, but it's basically helpless when it comes to overall measurements of performance. And that's the big problem.
3
Rod Steiger
I said 'well, I'll kiss her twice, you see? We'll come around, I'll kiss her, and if you put a little more track down for the camera, then I'll put my tongue down her throat and you'll get what you want'. He said 'You think so?'
4
Scott Weiss
Whatever vocation you decide on, track down the best people in the world at doing it and surround yourself with them.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TRACK DOWN»

Discover the use of track down in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to track down and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Track Down
This is not about Satanism or demonism, but real life spiritual experience that beclouds the intellect.
Celestine S. Ikwuamaesi, 2012
2
Track Down
Hired to track down a former slave accused of murdering a popular and prominent rancher, Lex Cranshaw finds himself playing bodyguard when an angry mob threatens to murder the suspect in cold blood. Original.
Bill Dugan, Dan Mason, 1992
3
Track Down the Devil
Outlaws are plaguing the Santa Rosa area and Marshal Tim Cleary is sent there to investigate the theft of military rifles.
Greg Mitchell, 2011
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The Everything Private Investigation Book: Master the ...
Written by experienced investigators, this guide helps you to: Use the Internet to get information on anyone and anything Conduct background checks for prospective employees or tenants Uncover hidden identities and assets Manage a physical ...
Sheila L. Stephens, 2008
5
Track Down Your Ancestors: Draw Up Your Family Tree
Draw Up Your Family Tree Estelle Catlett. ANCESTORS DRAW UP YOUR FAMILY TREE ESTELLE CATLETT TRACK DOWN YOUR ANCESTORS Where to find Right Way Elliot. TRACK DOWN YOUR Front Cover.
Estelle Catlett, 2002
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Track Down the Weasel Words: And Other Strategies to Revise ...
Veteran writer Angela Hunt shares tips and strategies to help you revise your writing and make it the best it can be. These lessons, Hunt says, "are brief for a reason-I don't want you to spend most of your time reading how-to books.
Angela Hunt, 2013
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Walks on the North York Moors - Book 1: An Illustrated guide ...
Follow cart-track down over stream and up through wood. ($>□ When cart-track bears L go up to gateonR. Follow RH field - boundary.((§▻□ Turn L up farm road, R through farmyard and straight on along -Farm road- QjyWhen farm road ...
Jack Keighley, 2010
8
When the Sun Goes Down
After their father dies without revealing the whereabouts of his will, his three adult children hire a private investigator to locate the will, as each comes to terms with the conflicts and secrets of their past and the need to support each ...
Gwynne Forster, 2010
9
George W. Bush: A Biography: A Biography
With the help of the president's staff, Congress quickly developed a bill that became known as the USA PATRIOT Act, which gave law enforcement officials new powers to track down and stop terrorists. The law expanded the authority of federal ...
Clarke Rountree, 2010
10
Walking on La Gomera and El Hierro
Pass a marker for 18,000m (11 miles) and follow a walled track down to the main road at Raya Cruz del Niño. Cross the main road and cross it two more times while following the walled track, winding down past fields. Pass a building and later ...
Paddy Dillon, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TRACK DOWN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term track down is used in the context of the following news items.
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Game cameras track down suspected burglars
Game cameras in Greene County have pulled double duty lately to track down animals and criminals. The Greene County Sheriff's Office recently solved a ... «WMC Action News 5, Jul 15»
2
Colorado police track down a pair of fugitives using Spotify and Netflix
Colorado authorities have closed a seven-month search for two girls who were abducted in December by their mother, Brittany Nunn, and her husband, Peter ... «Quartz, Jul 15»
3
One Photographer's Personal Endeavor to Track Down Survivors of …
As children, they escaped ruthless state-sponsored violence. Now, these Armenian women and men visit the aching memory of what they left behind. «Smithsonian, Jul 15»
4
Help track down a bad odour in Wisbech by keeping a smell diary
Smell warfare has been launched in Wisbech where residents are keeping odour diaries in a bid to track down where a mystery pong is coming from. «Wisbech Standard, Jun 15»
5
Fast Track Down
The Fast Track trade authority package was rejected Friday because two years of effort by a vast corporate coalition, the White House and GOP leaders -- and ... «Huffington Post, Jun 15»
6
How Law Firms Use Facebook and Other Data to Track Down
For ambulance chasers, persistence and a phone book just don't cut it anymore. Law firms, which once relied on television commercials, billboards, and cold ... «Bloomberg, May 15»
7
Dover, Lake Forest track down boys titles
DOVER – The home team christened its new track with a boys state Division I championship while the Division II boys trophy went back to a school with a proud ... «The News Journal, May 15»
8
Slowing the Fast Track Down
Fast-track means Congress only gets an up-or-down vote on any trade agreement proposed by the president; they cannot amend it or otherwise change the text ... «Huffington Post, May 15»
9
Foreign Diplomats Try to Track Down the Missing in Nepal
The United States Embassy has tried to keep track of 2,000 to 3,000 citizens who ... Avalanches began to pour down the mountains around the monastery, but ... «New York Times, May 15»
10
Dog poo to be DNA tested in council plan to track down lazy owners
Previous methods employed by Keep Tidy Britain to crack down on dog's mess have included glow in the dark posters in popular dog walking areas which ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Apr 15»

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