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turn back

see definition of turn back
  • as inreact
  • as inrecur
  • as inregress
  • as inrelapse
  • as inreverse
  • as inrevert
  • as inbackpedal
  • as inbacktrack
  • as inreoccur
  • as indouble back
  • as inget back
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Synonyms for turn back

verb respond; conduct oneself
  • acknowledge
  • act
  • answer
  • behave
  • counter
  • feel
  • perform
  • proceed
  • reply
  • revert
  • backfire
  • boomerang
  • echo
  • function
  • operate
  • rebound
  • reciprocate
  • recoil
  • recur
  • return
  • take
  • work
  • answer back
  • be affected
  • bounce back
  • get back at
  • give a snappy comeback
  • give back
  • have a funny feeling
  • have vibes
  • talk back
  • turn back

Antonyms for turn back

  • cease
  • halt
  • question
  • stop
  • idle
  • keep
  • refuse
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to turn back

backpedal

verb. retrace one's step
  • backtrack
  • double
  • double back
  • go back
  • return
  • turn back

backtrack

verb. retrace one's step

double back

verb. retrace one's steps
  • back up
  • backpedal
  • backtrack
  • circle
  • dodge
  • loop
  • retrace one's steps
  • return
  • reverse
  • reverse path
  • turn
  • turn back

get back

verb. return

got back

verb. return

react

verb. respond; conduct oneself
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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