take back

Primary Meanings of take back

1.
v
regain possession of something
2.
v
take back what one has said
3.
v
bring back to the point of departure
Full Definitions of take back
1

v regain possession of something

Synonyms:
repossess
Type of:
take
take into one's possession

v resume a relationship with someone after an interruption, as in a wife taking back her husband

Type of:
relate
have or establish a relationship to
2

v take back what one has said

Synonyms:
swallow, unsay, withdraw
Type of:
disown, renounce, repudiate
cast off
3

v bring back to the point of departure

Synonyms:
bring back, return
Type of:
bring, convey, take
take something or somebody with oneself somewhere

v cause someone to remember the past

Type of:
remind
put in the mind of someone

v move text to the previous line; in printing

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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