get back (2)
Meaning: If you get something back, it is returned to you after you've lent it, lost it, or had it stolen.Synonym: retrieve
- get sth back If you leave something in a taxi, you might get it back if you call the taxi company.
- get back sth I'm never lending money to Dave again. Last time it took six months to get back the hundred dollars I lent him.
If a boxer loses a championship title, the only way he can get it back is to