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adverb
  1. 1
    returning to a place or position

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    1. a.
      returning to an earlier state or condition

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    2. b.
      returning to a previous point in a discussion

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  2. 2
    as a reply to someone

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    1. a.
      doing the same thing to someone as they have done to you

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  3. 3
    in the direction that is behind you

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    1. a.
      in a position where your back is leaning backward

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    toward the beginning of something such as a trip or a book

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    used for talking about a period of time in the past

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      to an earlier time on a clock or watch

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