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

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

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

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