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retrace

re·trace

retrace

 
pronunciation:
ri treIs
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: retraced, retraces, retracing
definition 1: to follow back, esp. to the starting point.
We retraced our steps out of the woods.
definition 2: to go back over, esp. with memory, attention, or vision.
The professor retraced the history of the cannon.
similar words:
review
derivations: retraceable (adj.), retracement (n.)