get back

Definitions of get back
  1. verb
    recover something or somebody that appeared to be lost
    “We got back the money after we threatened to sue the company”
    “He got back his son from the kidnappers”
    synonyms: win back
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    type of:
    acquire, get
    come into the possession of something concrete or abstract
  2. verb
    take revenge or even out a score
    synonyms: get even
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    types:
    fix, get, pay back, pay off
    take vengeance on or get even
    type of:
    avenge, retaliate, revenge
    take revenge for a perceived wrong
  3. verb
    get one's revenge for a wrong or an injury
    synonyms: settle
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    type of:
    contend, fight, struggle
    be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight
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