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Meaning of RETRACE

Pronunciation:  ri'treys

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  of past events
  2. [v]  to go back over again, as of a route or steps; "we retraced the route we took last summer"
 

RETRACE is a 7 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: construct, reconstruct, trace
 
 See Also: come back, conjecture, etymologise, etymologize, get back, go back, hypothecate, hypothesise, hypothesize, return, speculate, suppose, theorise, theorize

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Re*trace"\, v. t. [Pref. re- + trace: cf. F. retracer.
Cf. {Retract}.]
1. To trace back, as a line.

         Then if the line of Turnus you retrace, He springs
         from Inachus of Argive race.          --Driden.

2. To go back, in or over (a previous course); to go over
   again in a reverse direction; as, to retrace one's steps;
   to retrace one's proceedings.

3. To trace over again, or renew the outline of, as a
   drawing; to draw again.

 

 

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