Synonyms for Tracing:


aquatint, daub, bas relief, diptych, collage, abstract, canvas, caricature. amniocentesis, check, CT-SCAN, cervical smear, biopsy, diagnosis, autopsy, CAT scan, blood test, checkup. imitation, photocopy, replica, forgery, transcript, original. artifact (noun)
drawing (noun)
landscape, depiction, cartoon, painting, blueprint, study, masterpiece, scene, picture, still life, drawing, diagram, charcoal, pastel, sketch, portrait, doodle, Water color, plan, rendering, illustration.
imitation (noun)
copy, reproduction, duplicate.
outline (noun)
contour, representation, form, frame, circumference, silhouette, framework, limit, profile, outline, figure, skeleton, configuration, border, wire frame, delineation, girth, periphery, perimeter.
tracing (noun)


drawing (verb)
depicting, doodling, Illustrating.
edging (verb)
Fringing, Rimming, bordering, contouring, bounding, ringing, edging, Outlining, limiting.
outlining (verb)
figuring, Sketching, Delineating, Forming, framing, drafting, representing, Circumscribing, silhouetting, profiling, planning.
reproducing (verb)
Duplicating, Procreating, reproducing, replicating, cloning, copying, Imitating, Transcribing.

Other synonyms:

replica, photocopy. forgery, transcript, duplicate, reproduction. imitation. original. facsimile
Other relevant words:
autopsy, photocopy, diagnosis, caricature, copy, duplicate, amniocentesis, canvas, biopsy, abstract, original, reproduction, aquatint, checkup, transcript, trace, bas relief, collage, check, diptych, forgery, replica, imitation, daub.

Usage examples for tracing

  1. She was tracing with her finger a pattern on the cloth as she spoke. – The Affair at the Semiramis Hotel by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
  2. She had been tracing the retreating line of sunlight on the hillside opposite. – A Cathedral Singer by James Lane Allen
  3. At the same time I confess that to me the tracing of the plot of the evolution of love, with its diverse obstacles, is more fascinating than the plot of an individual love- story. – Primitive Love and Love-Stories by Henry Theophilus Finck