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synonyms for took back

  • cancel
  • reclaim
  • renege
  • repeal
  • repossess
  • rescind
  • revoke
  • withdraw
  • abjure
  • back down
  • backpedal
  • call off
  • change one's mind
  • eat one's words
  • forget it
  • go back on
  • have change of heart
  • recall
  • recant
  • repudiate

antonyms for took back

MOST RELEVANT
  • allow
  • approve
  • permit
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How to use took back in a sentence

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
After relievedly giving the pistol to the nearest soldier, he stumbled quickly over to Brion and took his hand.
SENSE OF OBLIGATIONHENRY MAXWELL DEMPSEY (AKA HARRY HARRISON)
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
He reached forward and took her hands, and if Mrs. Vivian had come in she would have seen him kneeling at her daughter's feet.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
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
She did not need a great cook-book; She knew how much and what it took To make things good and sweet and light.
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
A desultory conversation on politics, in which neither took the slightest interest, was a safe neutral ground.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
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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