Meaning of “take sth back” - Learner’s Dictionary

take sth back

phrasal verb with take us uk /teɪk/ verb [ T ] past tense took, past participle taken

B1 to return something to the place you borrowed or bought it from


to admit that your opinion was wrong:

You're right, he's nice - I take back everything I said about him.

(Definition of “take sth back” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)