• Tract Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. t.) To trace out; to track; also, to draw out; to protact.
  2. (v.) 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.
  3. (v.) Treatment; exposition.
  4. (v.) Continuity or extension of anything; as, the tract of speech.
  5. (n.) A written discourse or dissertation, generally of short extent; a short treatise, especially on practical religion.
  6. (v.) A region or quantity of land or water, of indefinite extent; an area; as, an unexplored tract of sea.
  7. (v.) Continued or protracted duration; length; extent.
  8. (v.) The footprint of a wild beast.
  9. (v.) Track; trace.
  10. (v.) Something drawn out or extended; expanse.
  11. (v.) Traits; features; lineaments.

Pamphlet, Parcel, Pathway,

• Tractoration Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) See Perkinism.

• Tractory Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A tractrix.