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Synonyms for tail

follow

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on someone's tail

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  • close behind someone
  • hard on someone's heels
  • following someone closely
  • tailing someone

turn tail

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Synonyms for tail

the hindmost part of something

something that follows or is drawn along behind

an agent assigned to observe and report on another

to keep (another) under surveillance by moving along behind

tail away: to grow or cause to grow gradually less

Synonyms for tail

the posterior part of the body of a vertebrate especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body

the time of the last part of something

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any projection that resembles the tail of an animal

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a spy employed to follow someone and report their movements

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(usually plural) the reverse side of a coin that does not bear the representation of a person's head

the rear part of a ship

remove or shorten the tail of an animal

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remove the stalk of fruits or berries

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Bobby fought his way through the rain to the Tail Twisters' temporary mess, and Revere could have fallen on the boy's neck for the joy of seeing that ugly, wholesome phiz once more.
By what power he drew after him the hearts of the roughest, and the Tail Twisters counted in their ranks some rough diamonds indeed, was a mystery to both skipper and C.
RESULTS--Slope of a least-squares regression line through a log-log scatter plot of data for snout-vent length and size of tail did not significantly differ from 2.0 (n = 70, one-tailed t-test P < 0.001); thus, positive allometry is not indicated.
Summary: This report provides prognosis and analysis of the automotive tail light market.
Adoption of the latest lighting technologies by automotive industry leaders will possibly open multiple doors of growth opportunities for automotive tail light manufacturers, forestalling the visible decline of the global automotive tail light marke over 2017-2022." -- Consulting Research Analyst, Automotive Domain, Fact.MR.
It's a really weird solution to an age-old problem, but would you have your aging mother, father or grandparents wear a "robotic tail" so they can keep their balance?
"The Long and Short Tail of Colo and Ruff" is a fiction work about a young cougar and a young bobcat who become friends.
Unlike the southern pig-tailed macaques that have short tails, infants and juveniles of long-tailed macaque like to pull the tail of its playmate.
Cattle disbudding and dehorning (KLING-EVEILLARD et al., 2015), extrateat removal, castration (HOTZEL et al., 2014), and sheep tail docking (SUTHERLAND & TUCKER, 2011) are procedures performed to ruminants with little or no use of pain control methods.
It turns out squirrel tail hair makes the best dressing on treble hooks.
Stamford, CT, November 09, 2018 --(PR.com)-- [ yellow tail ] is making the dream of stardom a reality for someone, starting with a starring role in the wine brand's new TV commercial, which will debut during the Big Game on Sunday, February 3, 2019.
One of the most recognisable animals in Blair Drummond Safari Park is the ring-tailed lemur with it's distinctive black and white striped tail.
This unpredictable tail biting results in pain and sickness for bitten pigs and severe economic losses for farmers: infection through tail wounds results in abattoir condemnation of meat.
Scientists have discovered a spider from 100 million years ago that had a tail, making it a potent nightmare fuel when its fangs and webbing are added to the mix.