double back


double back
turn back from where you are going or have been

We decided to double back from the arena to get some money to go to a movie.


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  • double back — index return (go back) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • double back — [v] reverse path backtrack, circle, dodge, loop, retrace one’s steps, return, turn; concepts 224,232 Ant. forge, forward, go forward …   New thesaurus

  • double back — verb retrace one s course The hikers got into a storm and had to turn back • Syn: ↑backtrack, ↑turn back • Hypernyms: ↑return • Verb Frames: Something s …   Useful english dictionary

  • double back — phrasal verb [intransitive] Word forms double back : present tense I/you/we/they double back he/she/it doubles back present participle doubling back past tense doubled back past participle doubled back to turn and go back in the direction that… …   English dictionary

  • double back — PHRASAL VERB If you double back you go back in the direction that you came from. [V P] Double back perhaps 50 yards on Route 64 and there is a sign for Brunswick Road …   English dictionary

  • double back — {v.} 1. To turn back on one s way or course. * /The escaped prisoner doubled back on his tracks./ 2. To fold over; usually in the middle. * /The teacher told Johnny to double back the sheet of paper and tear it in half./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • double back — {v.} 1. To turn back on one s way or course. * /The escaped prisoner doubled back on his tracks./ 2. To fold over; usually in the middle. * /The teacher told Johnny to double back the sheet of paper and tear it in half./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • double\ back — v 1. To turn back on one s way or course. The escaped prisoner doubled back on his tracks. 2. To fold over; usually in the middle. The teacher told Johnny to double back the sheet of paper and tear it in half …   Словарь американских идиом

  • double back — verb To retrace ones steps; to go back where one has already gone. They doubled back in hopes of finding the road again …   Wiktionary

  • double back — go back in the direction one has come. → dotty about …   English new terms dictionary