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Meaning of GET BACK

Pronunciation:  get bak

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  get one's revenge for a wrong or an injury; "I finally settled with my old enemy"
  2. [v]  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"
  3. [v]  take revenge or even out a score; "I cannot accept the defeat--I want to get even"
  4. [v]  come back to place where one has been before, or return to a previous activity
 
 Synonyms: come back, get even, go back, return, settle, win back
 
 See Also: acquire, avenge, backtrack, boomerang, bounce, cut back, double back, fight, fix, flash back, get, go, go home, head home, home, locomote, move, pay back, pay off, retaliate, retrace, revenge, revisit, rise, struggle, trace, travel, turn back, uprise

 

 

Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: ransom, recapture, reclaim, recoup, recover, recruit, recuperate, redeem, regain, renovate, reoccupy, replevin, replevy, repossess, restore, resume, retake, retrieve, revindicate, revive, take back
 

 

 

 

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