Definition of 'retrace'
Example sentences containing 'retrace'
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One who was heavily pregnant was forced to turn and retrace her route on foot. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They were asked to retrace the footsteps of an ancestor back to the great war. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It's also nice how you have to retrace your path when you have acquired the tools to reach new areas. The Sun (2013)Thankfully, after crew helped her retrace her footsteps, the ring turned up. The Sun (2012)The easy option is to retrace your route, making a total of 15 miles. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Used Occasionally. retrace is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'retrace'
British English: retrace /rɪˈtreɪs/ VERB
If you retrace your steps , you return to where you started from, using the same route.
He retraced his steps to the place where he had left the bag.
- American English: retrace
- Arabic: يَعُودُ مِنْ حَيْثُ أَتَى
- Brazilian Portuguese: voltar pelo mesmo caminho
- Chinese: 折回
- Croatian: vratiti se istim putem
- Czech: vrátit se stejnou cestou
- Danish: gå samme vej tilbage
- Dutch: herleiden
- European Spanish: desandar
- Finnish: palata takaisin samaa reittiä
- French: retracer
- German: zurückverfolgen
- Greek: ακολουθώ ίχνη
- Italian: ripercorrere
- Japanese: たどりなおす
- Korean: 되돌아가다
- Norwegian: gå tilbake samme vei
- Polish: odtworzyć przeszłość
- European Portuguese: refazer o mesmo caminho
- Romanian: a reconstitui
- Russian: возвращаться по своим следам
- Spanish: desandar
- Swedish: spåra tillbaka
- Thai: ย้อนรอยเดิม
- Turkish: iz sürmek
- Ukrainian: повертатися
- Vietnamese: thoái lui
Definition of retrace from the Collins English Dictionary
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