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Definition 1: cause someone to remember the past - [verb of cognition]

Samples where take back or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • This photo takes me back to the good old days

(take back is a kind of ...) put in the mind of someone

"Remind me to call Mother"

Definition 2: take back what one has said - [verb of communication]

Samples where take back or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He swallowed his words

Synonyms for take back in the sense of this definition

(take back is a kind of ...) cast off

"She renounced her husband" "The parents repudiated their son"

Definition 3: move text to the previous line; in printing - [verb of motion]

(take back is a kind of ...) cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

"Move those boxes into the corner, please" "I'm moving my money to another bank" "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant"

Definition 4: bring back to the point of departure - [verb of motion]

Synonyms for take back in the sense of this definition

(take back is a kind of ...) take something or somebody with oneself somewhere

"Bring me the box from the other room" "Take these letters to the boss" "This brings me to the main point"

Definition 5: regain possession of something - [verb of possession]

Synonyms for take back in the sense of this definition

(take back is a kind of ...) take into one's possession

"We are taking an orphan from Romania" "I'll take three salmon steaks"

(take back is a kind of ...) have or establish a relationship to

"She relates well to her peers"

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