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Verb: get back  get bak
  1. 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";
    - win back
     
  2. Take revenge or even out a score
    "I cannot accept the defeat--I want to get back";
    - get even
     
  3. Get one's revenge for a wrong or an injury
    "I finally got back with my old enemy";
    - settle

Derived forms: getting back, got back, gets back

Type of: acquire, avenge, contend, fight, get, retaliate, revenge, struggle