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give back

part of speech: phrase
definition 1: to return (something) to someone after taking, using, or borrowing.
Did your brother ever give back the money he borrowed?My neighbor borrowed my shovel and he never gave it back.Hey! Give me back my hat! Give it back to me right now!
definition 2: to do good or charitable things for others because one appreciates one's good fortune or the good things that one has received in life from others.
She feels that helping with the downtown cleanup project is a way that she can give back to her community.
definition 3: to return to someone something that seemed lost.
This new job seems to have given my mother her life back.Winning the championship this year gave the team its pride back.