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re-trace

(riːˈtreɪs)
vb
(tr) to trace (a map, drawing, etc) again

re-trace

(riˈtreɪs)

v.t. -traced, -trac•ing.
to trace again, as lines in writing or drawing.
[1750–60]

re•trace

(rɪˈtreɪs)

v.t. -traced, -trac•ing.
1. to trace backward; go back over: to retrace one's steps.
2. to go back over with the memory.
3. to go over again with the sight or attention.
[1690–1700; < French retracer, Middle French retracier=re- re- + tracier to trace1]

re-trace


Past participle: re-traced
Gerund: re-tracing

Imperative
re-trace
re-trace
Present
I re-trace
you re-trace
he/she/it re-traces
we re-trace
you re-trace
they re-trace
Preterite
I re-traced
you re-traced
he/she/it re-traced
we re-traced
you re-traced
they re-traced
Present Continuous
I am re-tracing
you are re-tracing
he/she/it is re-tracing
we are re-tracing
you are re-tracing
they are re-tracing
Present Perfect
I have re-traced
you have re-traced
he/she/it has re-traced
we have re-traced
you have re-traced
they have re-traced
Past Continuous
I was re-tracing
you were re-tracing
he/she/it was re-tracing
we were re-tracing
you were re-tracing
they were re-tracing
Past Perfect
I had re-traced
you had re-traced
he/she/it had re-traced
we had re-traced
you had re-traced
they had re-traced
Future
I will re-trace
you will re-trace
he/she/it will re-trace
we will re-trace
you will re-trace
they will re-trace
Future Perfect
I will have re-traced
you will have re-traced
he/she/it will have re-traced
we will have re-traced
you will have re-traced
they will have re-traced
Future Continuous
I will be re-tracing
you will be re-tracing
he/she/it will be re-tracing
we will be re-tracing
you will be re-tracing
they will be re-tracing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been re-tracing
you have been re-tracing
he/she/it has been re-tracing
we have been re-tracing
you have been re-tracing
they have been re-tracing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been re-tracing
you will have been re-tracing
he/she/it will have been re-tracing
we will have been re-tracing
you will have been re-tracing
they will have been re-tracing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been re-tracing
you had been re-tracing
he/she/it had been re-tracing
we had been re-tracing
you had been re-tracing
they had been re-tracing
Conditional
I would re-trace
you would re-trace
he/she/it would re-trace
we would re-trace
you would re-trace
they would re-trace
Past Conditional
I would have re-traced
you would have re-traced
he/she/it would have re-traced
we would have re-traced
you would have re-traced
they would have re-traced
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