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  Definition of get back
  1. get one''s revenge for a wrong or an injury; "I finally settled with my old enemy"
  2. 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"
  3. take revenge or even out a score; "I cannot accept the defeat--I want to get even"
  4. come back to place where one has been before, or return to a previous activity
Similar Words: settle, win back, get even, return, go back, come back

 

Hyponyms: pay back, pay off, get, fix, resurrect, rise, uprise, revisit, trace, retrace, backtrack, turn back, double back, cut back, flash back, home, go home, head home, return, boomerang, bounce

 

Derivational Morphology: return, homecoming

 

 
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