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take back

take back

 
See:
take
part of speech: phrase
definition 1: to retrieve or reclaim ownership of.
He had given her a ring, but he took it back when they separated.
synonyms:
re-claim, regain, retrieve
definition 2: to retract.
She should take back her unfair criticism of our work.
synonyms:
recant, retract, unsay
similar words:
about-face, go back on, swallow, withdraw