Synonyms for get back

Synonyms for (verb) get back

Synonyms: settle, get back

Definition: get one's revenge for a wrong or an injury

Usage: I finally settled with my old enemy

Similar words: fight, contend, struggle

Definition: be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight

Usage: the tribesmen fought each other; Siblings are always fighting; Militant groups are contending for control of the country


Synonyms: win back, get back

Definition: recover something or somebody that appeared to be lost

Usage: We got back the money after we threatened to sue the company; He got back his son from the kidnappers

Similar words: acquire, get

Definition: come into the possession of something concrete or abstract

Usage: She got a lot of paintings from her uncle; They acquired a new pet; Get your results the next day; Get permission to take a few days off from work


Synonyms: get back, get even

Definition: take revenge or even out a score

Usage: I cannot accept the defeat--I want to get even

Similar words: retaliate, revenge, avenge

Definition: take revenge for a perceived wrong

Usage: He wants to avenge the murder of his brother