retraer

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin retrahere, present active infinitive of retrahō.

VerbEdit

retraer (first-person singular present retraigo, first-person singular preterite retraje, past participle retraído)

  1. to withdraw, to retract (something)
  2. to bring back (to cause one to remember)
    • 1975, Jorge Luis Borges, The Book of Sand, "The Other", p. 10:
      El estilo me retrajo a un patio, que ha desaparecido []
      The style brought me back to a patio, which has disappeared []

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