tracking Definition

  • 1the action or process of tracking something or someone
  • 2the collection of data about a particular thing or person

Using tracking: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "tracking" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The tracking of the shipment was delayed due to bad weather conditions.

  • Example

    The company uses tracking software to monitor employee productivity.

  • Example

    The police are tracking the suspect's movements through CCTV footage.

  • Example

    The app allows you to track your daily water intake.

tracking Synonyms and Antonyms

Phrases with tracking

  • to monitor or maintain awareness of something


    I need to keep track of my expenses this month.

  • to forget or become unaware of something


    I lost track of time while I was working on my project.

  • making progress towards a goal or solution


    After weeks of research, we finally feel like we're on the right track.


Summary: tracking in Brief

Tracking [ˈtrækɪŋ] refers to the action or process of monitoring or following something or someone, often through the collection of data. It can be used in various contexts, such as shipment tracking, employee productivity tracking, and suspect tracking. Phrases like 'keep track of' and 'lose track of' denote awareness or forgetfulness, respectively, while 'on the right track' implies making progress.

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