retraced

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retrace

[ri-treys]
verb (used with object), retraced, retracing.
1.
to trace backward; go back over: to retrace one's steps.
2.
to go back over with the memory.
3.
to go over again with the sight or attention.

Origin:
1690–1700; < French retracer, Middle French retracier, equivalent to re- re- + tracier to trace1

retraceable, adjective
retracement, noun
nonretraceable, adjective
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retrace (rɪˈtreɪs)
 
vb
1.  to go back over (one's steps, a route, etc) again: we retraced the route we took last summer
2.  to go over (a past event) in the mind; recall
3.  to go over (a story, account, etc) from the beginning
 
re'traceable
 
adj
 
re'tracement
 
n

re-trace (riːˈtreɪs)
 
vb
(tr) to trace (a map, drawing, etc) again

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retrace
1697, from Fr. retracer "to trace again," from M.Fr. retracier, from re- "again" + tracier "to trace" (see trace).
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