get back to

Definition of get back to

  1. 1 to return to (a place) after going away We got back to the office in the early afternoon.

  2. 2 :  to return to (an activity, condition, etc.) Things are finally getting back to normal. Let's get back to the topic we were discussing yesterday. That's an interesting discussion but we need to get back to work.

  3. 3 :  to talk to or write to (someone) at a later time in order to give more information, answer a question, etc. He got back to me (by e-mail) in a few days with a new offer. “How much will it cost?” “I'm not sure. I'll have to get back to you on that.”

  4. 4 :  to call (someone) back on the telephone “There's someone on the phone for you, sir.” “Tell them I can't take their call now but I'll get back to them as soon as I can.”

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to gain possession of

    :  to receive as a return :  earn

    :  to obtain by concession or entreaty

  1. :  something begotten:

    :  offspring

    :  the entire progeny of a male animal

  1. :  a document of release from obligation in Jewish law

    :  a bill of divorce

    :  a religious divorce by Jewish law

backplay
  1. :  the rear part of the human body especially from the neck to the end of the spine

    :  the body considered as the wearer of clothes

    :  capacity for labor, effort, or endurance

  1. :  to, toward, or at the rear

    :  in or into the past :  backward in time

    :  ago

  1. :  being at or in the back

    :  distant from a central or main area

    :  articulated at or toward the back of the oral passage :  formed deep within the mouth

  1. :  to support by material or moral assistance

    :  substantiate

    :  to assume financial responsibility for


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