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  • as incall to mind
  • as inrecall
  • as inregret
  • as inremember
  • as inreminisce

synonyms for look back

  • bear in mind
  • conjure up
  • dig into the past
  • have memories
  • recall
  • recollect
  • refresh memory
  • remember
  • summon up
  • to remember
  • call up
  • cite
  • evoke
  • remind
  • summon
  • think of
  • arouse
  • awaken
  • bethink
  • educe
  • elicit
  • extract
  • flash
  • mind
  • recollect
  • reestablish
  • reinstate
  • reintroduce
  • reminisce
  • renew
  • retain
  • retrospect
  • revive
  • rouse
  • stir
  • waken
  • bring to mind
  • call to mind
  • come to one
  • flash on
  • nail it down
  • ring a bell
  • strike a note
  • think back
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How to use look back in a sentence

What need to look to right or left when you are swallowing up free mile after mile of dizzying road?
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
I waited three months more, in great impatience, then sent him back to the same post, to see if there might be a reply.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
Squinty could look out, but the slats were as close together as those in a chicken coop, and the little pig could not get out.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
Ages back—let musty geologists tell us how long ago—'twas a lake, larger than the Lake of Geneva.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
The boys were tumbling about, clinging to his legs, imploring that numerous things be brought back to them.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
With a suffocating gasp, she fell back into the chair on which she sat, and covered her face with her hands.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
I was busy loading the piece when an exclamation of surprise from one of the men made me look up.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
She was holding the back of her chair with one hand; her loose sleeve had slipped almost to the shoulder of her uplifted arm.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Alessandro turned a grateful look on Ramona as he translated this speech, so in unison with Indian modes of thought and feeling.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
The strains of the syren at last woke her uncle, and brought back Miss Hood, who suggested that it was late.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO LOOK BACK

  • bear in mind
  • conjure up
  • dig into the past
  • have memories
  • look back
  • recall
  • recollect
  • refresh memory
  • remember
  • summon up
  • to remember
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.