Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb take_back

6 senses of take back

Sense 1
return, take back, bring back -- (bring back to the point of departure)
       => bring, convey, take -- (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")

Sense 2
take back, repossess -- (regain possession of something)
       => take -- (take into one's possession; "We are taking an orphan from Romania"; "I'll take three salmon steaks")

Sense 3
take back -- (resume a relationship with someone after an interruption, as in a wife taking back her husband)
       => relate -- (have or establish a relationship to; "She relates well to her peers")

Sense 4
take back -- (move text to the previous line; in printing)
       => move, displace -- (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")

Sense 5
swallow, take back, unsay, withdraw -- (take back what one has said; "He swallowed his words")
       => disown, renounce, repudiate -- (cast off; "She renounced her husband"; "The parents repudiated their son")

Sense 6
take back -- (cause someone to remember the past; "This photo takes me back to the good old days")
       => remind -- (put in the mind of someone; "Remind me to call Mother")

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