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retrace (v.)

1690s, "trace back to a source," from French retracer "to trace again," earlier retracier, from re- "again" (see re-) + tracier "to trace" (see trace (v.)). Sense of "go back upon" (one's steps, path, etc.) is by 1794. Related: Retraced; retracing.

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Definitions of retrace from WordNet

retrace (v.)
reassemble mentally;
Synonyms: reconstruct / construct
retrace (v.)
to go back over again;
we retraced the route we took last summer
Synonyms: trace
From wordnet.princeton.edu