Define: Tract

UK Accounting Glossary

Definition: Tract

Quick Summary of Tract

A tract is a defined or specified piece of land.

What is the dictionary definition of Tract?

Dictionary Definition

  1. An area or expanse.
  2. A series of connected body organs, as in the digestive tract.
  3. A small booklet such as a pamphlet, often for promotional or informational uses.


Examples of Tract in a sentence

The site is a level oblong tract extending along the Thames for 6 metres.
The tract along the Indus to within 60 or 80 m.

Synonyms For Tract

area, region, territory, pamphlet, district

Cite Term

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Page URL
Modern Language Association (MLA):
Tract. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. March 28, 2020
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Tract. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: March 28, 2020).
American Psychological Association (APA):
Tract. Retrieved March 28, 2020, from website:

Definition Sources

Definitions for Tract are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 6th January 2020.