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  • v. To monitor; to track or record; to understand or follow.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. keep informed of fully aware


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  • It is up to the owner of the stock to keep track now, but brokers will have to start reporting basis on Internal Revenue Service Form 1099-B next year.

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  • There are just too many “relatives” to keep track of—stepparents and stepgrandparents, half-brothers and half-sisters, second wives, third husbands, and so forth.

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  • You can even keep track of your intake online at

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  • For example, End-Note, a computer software product to help scholars and students keep track of their bibliographic references, diffused very widely in the United States via peer networks, in part because the high-tech company marketing EndNote did not purchase advertising.

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  • The Mayan calendar spoke of twenty-two cycles of fifty-two years . . . we gave them that to keep track of the thirteen heaven cycles that would end roughly about a hundred and fifty years before the next culture that would dominate the world crawled out of the Dark Ages into the so-called Age of Enlightenment around 1541.

    Surrender the Dark

  • Deal-A-Meal and the FoodMover help people keep track of their food intake through the use of a device to keep track of calories and portions.

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  • The Indian troops across the Hydaspes were driven to distraction by this constant motion and eventually gave up trying to keep track of every movement of the Macedonian soldiers—just as Alexander intended.

    Alexander the Great

  • I also like the fact that the slate is wiped clean the next day, because week- or month-long groundings that multiply as their transgressions mount are too difficult to keep track of.

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  • Theydid keep track of every Wonder, even after they fell, and by extension they kept track of every piece of the Capstone.

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  • Who knew—because he had talent, because they wanted to keep track ofeveryone, friend and foe alike.

    Seven Deadly Wonders


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