What does go back mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. go back, date back, date from(verb)

    belong to an earlier time

    "This story dates back 200 years"

  2. recur, go back(verb)

    return in thought or speech to something

  3. recover, go back, recuperate(verb)

    regain a former condition after a financial loss

    "We expect the stocks to recover to $2.90"; "The company managed to recuperate"


  1. go back(Verb)

    To return to a place after having been there at a previous time.

  2. go back(Verb)

    To have known each other for a certain length of time.

  3. go back(Verb)

    To abandon, desert, betray or fail someone or something.


  1. Go Back

    Go Back is the first live album released by Brazilian rock band Titãs, and the only one that has not been linked to MTV. It was recorded at the 1988 Montreux Jazz Festival. The band was introduced as "Titãs, the best Brazilian rock band, welcome to Montreaux, Titãs!" by the presenter of the festival, as can be heard on the very beginning of the first track.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of go back in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of go back in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Sarah Palin:

    We can get that back and work together to put the joy back into Christmas – by putting Christ back into Christmas.

  2. Chief Executive Tim Cook:

    If you leave a back door in the software, there is no such thing as a back door for good guys only, if there is a back door, anyone can come in the back door.

  3. Jarrid Tansey:

    It just doesn't make sense why you'd hand me a bill that you were just gonna have me drive back here to give you back anyway, i'm not mad, I just had to waste my resources coming back here.

  4. Brandon Hallman:

    I heard a couple quick shots, you know, back to back to back. Went out there and, you know, looked and it was already over, we just grabbed some towels and kind of went down there to try and help before the paramedics got here.

  5. Robbie Williams:

    You have to go back out to your car and come back in, which is kind of ridiculous because it’s really not regulating anything, you can buy the entire store if you wanted, as long as you’re willing to go back out to your car and come back in.

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