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

First Known Use of get back

1605



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