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untread

[ uhn-tred ]
/ ʌnˈtrɛd /
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verb (used with object), un·trod, un·trod·den or un·trod, un·tread·ing.

to go back through in the same steps.

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Nearby words

untrammeled, untrammelled, untranslated, untraveled, untravelled, untread, untreated, untried, untrimmed, untrod, untrodden

Origin of untread

First recorded in 1585–95; un-2 + tread

Definition for untrodden (2 of 2)

untrod

or un·trod·den

[ uhn-trod or uhn-trod-n ]
/ ʌnˈtrɒd or ʌnˈtrɒd n /

adjective

not trod; not traversed: the untrod wastes of Antarctica.

Origin of untrod

First recorded in 1585–95; un-1 + trod
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British Dictionary definitions for untrodden

untread

/ (ʌnˈtrɛd) /

verb -treads, -treading, -trod, -trodden or -trod

(tr) rare to retrace (a course, path, etc)
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Word Origin and History for untrodden

untrodden


adj.

c.1300, from un- (1) "not" + past participle of tread (v.).

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