What does take back mean?

Definitions for take back

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word take back.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. return, take back, bring back(verb)

    bring back to the point of departure

  2. take back, repossess(verb)

    regain possession of something

  3. take back(verb)

    resume a relationship with someone after an interruption, as in a wife taking back her husband

  4. take back(verb)

    move text to the previous line; in printing

  5. swallow, take back, unsay, withdraw(verb)

    take back what one has said

    "He swallowed his words"

  6. take back(verb)

    cause someone to remember the past

    "This photo takes me back to the good old days"


  1. take back(Verb)

    To retract an earlier statement

  2. take back(Verb)

    To cause to remember some past event or time

  3. take back(Verb)

    To resume a relationship

  4. take back(Verb)

    To regain possession of something

  5. take back(Verb)

    To return something


  1. Take Back

    "Take Back", stylized as "TAKE BACK", is the debut single by Japanese R&B singer Koda Kumi. It is her only single to date not to make the Oricon Top 50. However, despite its failure to chart in Japan, it was much more successful overseas, ranking at #18 on Billboard.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of take back in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of take back in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Donald Trump:

    You go and knock the hell out of the oil, take back the oil, we take over the oil, which we should have done in the first place.

  2. John Allen:

    We expect that we'll see the effectiveness of this force improve over time and ultimately that they'll be able to take back the population centers and the municipalities.

  3. Sigit Priadi Pramudito:

    Our priority is to pull back overseas funds. If we don't do anything, who benefits? It's Singapore, there's no other way to take back those funds. The money has been stored in Singapore for decades.

  4. Rick Santorum:

    I would say to a war-weary country that if we do not begin to take back ground back from ISIS, we will see war visit us here more dramatically and repeatedly, i would be launching a major offensive against ISIS right now.

  5. Ralph Reed, Executive Director, the Christian Coalition:

    I honestly believe that in my lifetime we will see a country once again governed by Christians...and Christian values. What Christians have got to do is take back this country, one precinct at a time, one neighborhood at a time, and one state at a time.

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  • vzít zpětCzech
  • retiriEsperanto
  • retirarSpanish
  • پس گرفتنPersian
  • [[aceitar]] [[de volta]], [[pegar]] [[de volta]], [[levar]] [[de volta]], [[trazer]] [[de volta]]Portuguese
  • [[брать]] ([[свои]]) [[слова]] [[обратно]], [[вернуть, кRussian
  • opozvati, povućiSerbo-Croatian

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