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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.


Synonymstrace


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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