look back - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [intransitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theylook back
he/she/itlooks back
present participlelooking back
past tenselooked back
past participlelooked back
  1. 1
    to think about a time or event in the past
    look back on:

    Most people look back on their school days with fondness.

  2. 2
    someone never looked back used for saying that someone achieved something special and then became even more successful

    I took the art college offer and have never looked back.

See also main entry: look