Meaning of 溯

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English Definition: to go upstream; to trace the source
Total strokes: 13; Radical:
Ideographic: To seek the source of a river
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Example Words
追溯 zhuī lit. to go upstream; to trace sth back to; to date from
回溯 huí to recall; to look back upon
追本溯源 zhuī běn yuán to trace sth back to its origin
推本溯源 tuī běn yuán to go back to the source
追根溯源 zhuī gēn yuán to pursue sth back to its origins; to trace back to the source; to get to the bottom of sth
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Example Sentences
This law is not retroactive.
The tax ruling has retrospective effect.
This way gem users can trace back a gem to a trusted source.
Most migratory fish, such as salmon and shad, are anadromous, spawning in fresh water and living as adults in salt water.
Professor David Catling of the University of Washington, Seattle, is retracing Darwin's travels for a new book.