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Synonyms for look back

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. look back, look backward(verb)

    look towards one's back

    "don't look back while you walk"

    look backward, retrospect, review

  2. review, look back, retrospect(verb)

    look back upon (a period of time, sequence of events); remember

    "she reviewed her achievements with pride"

    look backward, refresh, survey, go over, retrospect, brush up, critique, review, reexamine


  1. look back(verb)

    review, remember, recollect, recall, wax nostalgic, hark back, think back

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How to use look back in a sentence?

  1. Shell CEO Ben van Beurden:

    If you look back to the last 10, 15 years, you could argue that progress has actually been disappointing.

  2. RJ Intindola:

    Never and Always Never take advantage of someone who loves you Never avoid someone who needs you Never betray anyone who has trust in you Never forget the people that always remember you Never speak ill of a person who is not present Never support something you know is wrong or unethical Always speak to your parents on their birthday and anniversary Always defend those who cannot defend themselves Always forgive those you love who have made mistakes Always give something to those less fortunate than you Always remember to look back at those who helped you succeed Always call your parents and siblings on New Year’s Eve. R.J. Intindola- 1985

  3. Sipho P Nkosi:

    Don't look back, opportunities never come from behind.

  4. Dorothy Parker:

    I can't talk about Hollywood. It was a horror to me when I was there and it's a horror to look back on. I can't imagine how I did it. When I got away from it I couldn't even refer to the place by name. Out there, I called it.

  5. Brad Pitt:

    But it's also nights like this where I get to look back and feel really, really blessed, i feel so fortunate to all the amazing people I've been able to work with that have taught me so much and who have touched my life.


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