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(at someone) repaying someone for a bad deed. (*Typically: get ~; have ~.) Tom called me a jerk, but I'll get back at him. I don't know how I'll get back for her insult, but I will.

*back (some place)

returned to some place; at some place again. (*Typically: be ~; get ~; arrive ~.) I can't wait till we get back home. When will we get back? Is it much farther?


n. one’s support or second in a fight. (From back-up.) I need a back I can depend on.
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These amounts typically included back pay and other damages allowed under the particular discrimination statutes.
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