hark back to

Definition of hark back to

  1. 1 :  to return to or remember (something in the past) He always harks back to the good old days of his youth.

  2. 2 :  to look or seem like (something in the past) The movie has a style that harks back to the golden age of Hollywood.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to pay close attention :  listen

  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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capable of being understood in two ways

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