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English verb: retrace

1. retrace (motion) to go back over again

SamplesWe retraced the route we took last summer.
Trace your path.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)return

2. retrace (cognition) reassemble mentally

SamplesReconstruct the events of 20 years ago.

Synonymsconstruct, reconstruct

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE

Broader (hypernym)conjecture, hypothecate, hypothesise, hypothesize, speculate, suppose, theorise, theorize

Narrower (hyponym)etymologise, etymologize

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