Re*trace" (?), v. t. [Pref. re- + trace: cf. F. retracer. Cf. Retract.]
To trace back, as a line.
Then if the line of Turnus you retrace,
He springs from Inachus of Argive race.
To go back, in or over (a previous course); to go over again in a reverse direction; as, to retrace one's steps; to retrace one's proceedings.
To trace over again, or renew the outline of, as a drawing; to draw again.
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