from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To trace again or back: retraced their steps.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To trace again; to go back over something, usually in an attempt of rediscovery.
- n. The period when the beam of the cathode-ray tube returns to its initial horizontal position in order to start the next line of the display.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To trace back, as a line.
- transitive v. To go back, in or over (a previous course); to go over again in a reverse direction
- transitive v. To trace over again, or renew the outline of, as a drawing; to draw again.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To trace or track backward; go over again in the reverse direction: as, to retrace one's steps.
- To trace back to an original source; trace out by investigation or consideration.
- To trace again; renew the lines of: as, to retrace the defaced outline of a drawing.
- To rehearse; repeat.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. to go back over again
- v. reassemble mentally
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