turn back

verb

Definition of turn back

intransitive verb
1 a :to go in the reverse direction
b :to stop going forward
2 :to refer to an earlier time or place
transitive verb
1 :to drive back or away
2 :to stop the advance of
3 :to fold back
turn back the clock
:to revert to or remind of a condition existing in the past

Examples of turn back in a Sentence

  1. a cavalry charge that was turned back by withering fire

First Known Use of turn back

15th century

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