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get back

verb

Definition of get back

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to come or go again to a person, place, or condition :  return, revert <getting back to the main topic of the lecture>

  3. 2 :  to gain revenge :  retaliate —usually used with at

  4. transitive verb
  5. :  to regain possession of :  recover



Examples of get back in a sentence

  1. <the distraught owner cried that she would do anything to get back her lost dog>



1605

First Known Use of get back

1605



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