1. [ verb ] come back to place where one has been before, or return to a previous activity
Synonyms: return come_back go_back
Related terms: travel go_home backtrack trace boomerang bounce cut_back return revisit home rise return
2. [ verb ] recover something or somebody that appeared to be lost
Synonyms: win_back

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

Related terms: get
3. [ verb ] take revenge or even out a score
Synonyms: get_even

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

Related terms: revenge pay_back
4. [ verb ] get one's revenge for a wrong or an injury
Synonyms: settle

"I finally settled with my old enemy"

Related terms: fight