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Synonyms for get back

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  1. win back, get back(verb)

    recover something or somebody that appeared to be lost

    "We got back the money after we threatened to sue the company"; "He got back his son from the kidnappers"

    get even, win back, settle

  2. get even, get back(verb)

    take revenge or even out a score

    "I cannot accept the defeat--I want to get even"

    get even, win back, equalise, settle, equalize

  3. settle, get back(verb)

    get one's revenge for a wrong or an injury

    "I finally settled with my old enemy"

    conciliate, square off, square up, adjudicate, ensconce, go down, win back, go under, settle, locate, take root, get even, determine, subside, finalize, resolve, sink, root, finalise, descend, nail down, settle down, steady down, make up, fall, patch up, reconcile, decide

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. get back


Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. get back

    return, recover, recuperate, reclaim, retrieve, regain

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How to use get back in a sentence?

  1. Daniel Drew:

    We gave her every opportunity to get back to work, and we would have dropped any disciplinary action, but she refused to come back.

  2. Jim Sensenbrenner:

    If Speaker Pelosi actually believes that the House ought to be conducting an impeachment inquiry, then the House needs to vote to authorize one. If the House supports it, the President will be afforded his due process rights. If it fails -- which I suspect the Speaker is afraid of happening -- we can move on from this mess and get back to doing what we were elected to do.

  3. Hillary Clinton in Philadelphia:

    I love the message, when you get knocked down, which everybody does, the message is, ‘Get back up’.

  4. Kim Fish:

    I was on the phone with my 7-year-old daughter who asked me if her daddy was going to die, and that's when I collapsed on the floor like an accordion, i got up and burst out of the sand-bagged hospital doors to get back home to my husband, but I was stopped by 5-foot deep freezing seawater.

  5. Marc Short:

    To the extent that there's a prolonged trial, we're not anxious about that, our administration is anxious to get back to working for the American people ... We've had a lot of witnesses already.

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