Chapter 6

NCERT
Class 9
English
Solutions
2. What are the meanings of the word trace and which of the meanings is closest to the word in the text?

Question:

Look these words up in a dictionary which gives examples of how they are used. Now answer the following questions :

What are the meanings of the word trace and which of the meanings is closest to the word in the text?

Answer:

The following are the meanings of the word trace : (i) Follow, discover, or ascertain the course of development of something (ii) Make a mark or lines on a surface (iii)To go back over again (iv) Pursue or chase relentlessly (v) Find or discover through investigation (vi) Make one’s course or travel along a path; travel or pass over, around, or along (vii)Read with difficulty The closest meaning of the word ‘trace’ in the text is ‘to find or discover through investigation

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