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3 definitions found
 for retrace
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Retrace \Re*trace"\, v. t. [Pref. re- + trace: cf. F. retracer.
     Cf. Retract.]
     1. To trace back, as a line.
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              Then if the line of Turnus you retrace,
              He springs from Inachus of Argive race. --Driden.
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     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.
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     3. To trace over again, or renew the outline of, as a
        drawing; to draw again.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  retrace
      v 1: to go back over again; "we retraced the route we took last
           summer"; "trace your path" [syn: trace, retrace]
      2: reassemble mentally; "reconstruct the events of 20 years ago"
         [syn: reconstruct, construct, retrace]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  37 Moby Thesaurus words for "retrace":
     bring back, bring to mind, call back, call to mind, call up,
     conjure up, evoke, go back, go back over, hark back, look back,
     mind, re-examine, reappraise, rebehold, recall, recall to mind,
     recapture, recheck, recollect, reconsider, reevoke, reflect,
     reinquire, remember, rethink, retrospect, revaluate, review,
     review in retrospect, revise, revive, see in retrospect, summon up,
     think back, think of, use hindsight
  
  

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