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Princeton's WordNet

  1. return, take back, bring backverb

    bring back to the point of departure

  2. take back, repossessverb

    regain possession of something

  3. take backverb

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

  4. take backverb

    move text to the previous line; in printing

  5. swallow, take back, unsay, withdrawverb

    take back what one has said

    "He swallowed his words"

  6. take backverb

    cause someone to remember the past

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


  1. take backverb

    To retract an earlier statement

  2. take backverb

    To cause to remember some past event or time

  3. take backverb

    To resume a relationship

  4. take backverb

    To regain possession of something

  5. take backverb

    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.

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  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

Examples of take back in a Sentence

  1. Bijan Zanganeh:

    After lifting sanctions, Iran will take back the market share of more than 1 million barrels a day that it lost.

  2. Freddie Gray:

    Whether we call them a thug, a law breaker, a juvenile delinquent, it really doesn't matter. What matters is how do we take back our streets. And that's what men have been doing, going around, talking to these young men where they, are in their face, and letting them know, you can't control this community. It is not yours. You can't burn it down. You can't force people out. You can't threaten people.

  3. Mayor Sadiq Khan:

    London has to take back control too. Londoners, who voted for a different path to the rest of England, need more self-determination, we need to control our own destiny.

  4. Morgan Wallen:

    I used an unacceptable and inappropriate racial slur that I wish I could take back. There are no excuses to use this type of language, ever. I want to sincerely apologize for using the word. I promise to do better.

  5. Aurora Berill:

    Anxiety and self-doubt can bring you down, but don't quit. Keep your motivation strong and take back control of your life.

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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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    a deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of deliberate disrespect
    • A. loom
    • B. affront
    • C. famish
    • D. abide

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