make (one's) way back (to something or some place)(redirected from make their way back)
make (one's) way back (to something or some place)
To progress back toward one's point of origin, especially in a slow, gradual, or considered manner. It's getting dark out, so we should probably start making our way back to camp. I didn't have any money for a taxi, so I had to make my way back home on foot.
make one's way back (to something)
to work one's way back to something or some place. I made my way back to the little town in the densest fog I have ever seen. I went for a walk and got lost. It took hours for me to make my way back.