take back

Definitions of take back
  1. verb
    regain possession of something
    synonyms: repossess
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    type of:
    take
    take into one's possession
  2. verb
    resume a relationship with someone after an interruption, as in a wife taking back her husband
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    type of:
    relate
    have or establish a relationship to
  3. verb
    take back what one has said
    synonyms: swallow, unsay, withdraw
  4. verb
    bring back to the point of departure
    synonyms: bring back, return
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    type of:
    bring, convey, take
    take something or somebody with oneself somewhere
  5. verb
    cause someone to remember the past
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    type of:
    remind
    put in the mind of someone
  6. verb
    move text to the previous line; in printing
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    type of:
    displace, move
    cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
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