get back


get back

verb

Definition of GET BACK

intransitive verb
1
:  to come or go again to a person, place, or condition :  return, revert <getting back to the main topic of the lecture>
2
:  to gain revenge :  retaliate —usually used with at
transitive verb
:  to regain possession of :  recover

Examples of GET BACK

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

First Known Use of GET BACK

1605

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