Definition Of retracing
go back over (the same route that one has just taken).
he began to retrace his steps to the parking lot
Example Of retracing
Absorbing and retracing my history, memories of the special, never forgotten days, when our family made the crossing over the lagoon to the hummocks beyond.
According to Bono the theme of the video is loosely based around scenes from his youth and retracing them, but more than this it is a ‘tribute to my old-man Bob.’
Before he called Frankie, Leo took a drive, retracing the route he and the other two had taken through the dark a week before.
Before looking at his recent work, it is worth briefly retracing Anuszkiewicz's history.
But the very project of retracing a journey taken by one or more previous travelers remains citational from the start.