verb (used with object), re·traced, re·trac·ing.
Origin of retrace
Related formsre·trace·a·ble, adjectivere·trace·ment, nounnon·re·trace·a·ble, adjective
Definition for retrace (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), re-traced, re-trac·ing.
Examples from the Web for retrace
They talked of many things till the sun threw long shadows, and then they turned to retrace their footsteps.Sanders of the River|Edgar Wallace
The schooner was kept away to retrace her steps to the eastward.The Three Midshipmen|W.H.G. Kingston
Here he encountered such difficulties among the shoals that he determined to retrace his course to the eastward.The Isle Of Pines (1668)|Henry Neville
They had not begun well to retrace their steps before the figure of a person was seen approaching them.The Lily and the Totem|William Gilmore Simms
You can not retrace your steps, nor recede in the development of your being; neither can you stand still.A Book Written by the Spirits of the So-Called Dead|C. G. Helleberg