1 〔引き返す〕go [come] back, return ((to))
We had to go back the way we had come.／We had to retrace our steps.
You may go back to your seat.
「To return [Getting back] to what you were saying, I don't agree that we should allow more time.
He returned the money I had lent him.
Part of my tax payment was refunded.／I got a small tax refund.
His condition has returned [reverted] to its former state.
At last I'm back to normal.
He recovered his memory.
The spring has unwound itself.