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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Retrace  \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 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  v  1:  to  go  back  over  again  as  of  a  route  or  steps:  we  retraced 
  the  route  we  took  last  summer.  [syn:  {trace}] 
  2:  of  past  events  [syn:  {reconstruct},  {construct}] 

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