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. Hillary Clinton:

    We Democrats have a chance to take back the Senate.

  2. Thomas Weidley:

    (Iraqi forces) will eventually take back the terrain.

  3. Chuck Schumer:

    If the President continues this way, there is a chance we could take back the Senate.

  4. Mary Morris:

    If you want to encourage education, I don't think you take back an incentive for saving.

  5. Elena Cebanu:

    We have a duty to take back our country which the oligarchs and bandits have seized from us.

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Translations for take back

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • 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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