turned back

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Past participle of turn back
Simple past of turn back
retraced one's path, returned to the place which one left
{a} retroverted
backhanded
turned back the clock
Simple past tense and past participle of turn back the clock
turn back
To fold something back; to fold down

When you make the bed, please always turn the sheet back over the blanket.

turn back
To reverse direction and retrace one's steps

Realising he had forgotten his briefcase, he turned back to the office.

turn back
To adjust to a previous setting

I love that song, turn back to it!.

turn back
To return to a previous state of being

Once we take this decision, there's no turning back.

turn back
To prevent or refuse to allow passage or progress

The soldiers turned back all the refugees at the frontier.

turn back
force to go away; used both with concrete and metaphoric meanings; "Drive away potential burglars"; "drive away bad thoughts"; "dispel doubts"; "The supermarket had to turn back many disappointed customers"
turn back
return, go back
turn back
hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of; "Arrest the downward trend"; "Check the growth of communism in Sout East Asia"; "Contain the rebel movement"; "Turn back the tide of communism"
turn back
If you cannot turn back, you cannot change your plans and decide not to do something, because the action you have already taken makes it impossible. The administration has now endorsed the bill and can't turn back
turn back
retrace one's course; "The hikers got into a storm and had to turn back"
turn back
If you turn back or if someone turns you back when you are going somewhere, you change direction and go towards where you started from. She turned back towards the crossroads They were very nearly forced to turn back Police attempted to turn back protesters marching towards the offices of President Ershad
turn back
go back to a previous state; "We reverted to the old rules"
turned his back on
abandoned, disregarded, neglected to help
turned his back on him
turned around and left him, left him, deserted him, abandoned him
turned back
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