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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (3)

1. recover something or somebody that appeared to be lost;
- Example: "We got back the money after we threatened to sue the company"
- Example: "He got back his son from the kidnappers"
[syn: win back, get back]

2. take revenge or even out a score;
- Example: "I cannot accept the defeat--I want to get even"
[syn: get even, get back]

3. get one's revenge for a wrong or an injury;
- Example: "I finally settled with my old enemy"
[syn: settle, get back]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

get back v 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" [syn: win back, get back] 2: take revenge or even out a score; "I cannot accept the defeat --I want to get even" [syn: get even, get back] 3: get one's revenge for a wrong or an injury; "I finally settled with my old enemy" [syn: settle, get back]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

21 Moby Thesaurus words for "get back": ransom, recapture, reclaim, recoup, recover, recruit, recuperate, redeem, regain, renovate, reoccupy, replevin, replevy, repossess, restore, resume, retake, retrieve, revindicate, revive, take back