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  • verb intransitive To reverse direction and retrace one's steps.
  • verb To return to a previous state of being.
  • verb transitive To prevent or refuse to allow passage or progress.
  • verb transitive To adjust to a previous setting.
  • verb transitive To fold something back; to fold down

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb go back to a previous state
  • verb hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of
  • verb retrace one's course
  • verb turn inside out or upside down
  • verb force to go away; used both with concrete and metaphoric meanings


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