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Definition of retrace:

  1. To trace back; to renew the outline of, as a drawing.

Common misspellings for retrace:

retrack.

Google Ngram Viewer results for retrace:

This graph shows how "retrace" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

Examples of usage for retrace:

  1. Neither could retrace his steps. "A Handbook to the Works of Browning (6th ed.)" , Mrs. Sutherland Orr.
  2. When he saw Cherami walking in his direction, he stopped, and seemed undecided as to what he should do, being evidently inclined to retrace his steps. "Monsieur Cherami" , Charles Paul de Kock.
  3. The following days were taken up in efforts to find a path that would lead to some inhabited place, but the efforts were in vain; and though he sought constantly, he could not retrace his steps to the house where he had seen the Malay lady trying to get away. "One Maid's Mischief" , George Manville Fenn.

Quotes for retrace:

  1. Perhaps I am doomed to retrace my steps under the illusion that I am exploring, doomed to try and learn what I should simply recognize, learning a mere fraction of what I have forgotten. - Andre Breton
  2. Those who live in a world of human beings can only retrace their steps. - Nathalie Sarraute
  3. It is easy to go down into Hell; night and day, the gates of dark Death stand wide; but to climb back again, to retrace one's steps to the upper air- there's the rub, the task. - Virgil
  4. The descent to the infernal regions is easy enough, but to retrace one's steps, and reach the air above, there's the rub. - Virgil

Rhymes for retrace:

  1. abase, apace, debase, deface, disgrace, displace, efface.
  2. ace, base, bass, brace, caisse, case, cayce, chace, chase, dace, embrace, encase, erase, face, glace, grace, heyse, incase, lace, lambastes, mace, misplace, nace, pace, place, race, replace, space, thrace, trace, vase, wace.
  3. interlace.

Idioms for retrace:

  1. retrace your steps
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