See also: takeback
- To retract an earlier statement
No, you are not fat; I take it all back.
- To cause to remember some past event or time
That tune takes me back to my childhood.
- To resume a relationship
She has forgiven him, and taken him back.
- To regain possession of something
The wedding is off, and he has taken back the ring.
- To return something to a vendor for a refund
Take back faulty goods to the shop where you bought them.
retract an earlier statement
cause to remember some past event or time
to regain possession of something
to return something to a vendor for a refund