1. [ verb ] bring back to the point of departure
Synonyms: bring_back return
Related terms: bring return
2. [ verb ] regain possession of something
Synonyms: repossess
Related terms: take repossession
3. [ verb ] take back what one has said
Synonyms: withdraw unsay swallow

"He swallowed his words"

Related terms: renounce withdrawal
4. [ verb ] (printing) move text to the previous line; in printing
Related terms: move
5. [ verb ] resume a relationship with someone after an interruption, as in a wife taking back her husband
Related terms: relate
6. [ verb ] cause someone to remember the past

"This photo takes me back to the good old days"

Related terms: remind
Similar spelling:   take_aback