To put back

Related to To put back: attend to, fill up
(Naut.) to turn back; to return.

See also: Put

References in classic literature ?
By the mother who bore you--for the love of Heaven--by your hope of salvation, I implore you to put back for the box
We made a determined effort to put back, but our little boat was like a feather in the breath of the tempest.
Pardon me, monsieur," said D'Artagnan, who had profited by the moment he had been left alone to put back M.
There is nothing left me, sir, but to put back into the port of Glasgow after hands; and there (by your leave) ye will find them that are better able to talk to you.
By that time the wind had freshened, and it was impossible to put back for him.
Then, in the evening when the assistants left, he had to put back the sheets on the models and the cases and `gang' the sweepers again.
Industry leaders say the Government's decision to put back measures which would help small businesses by two years will be devastating to rural stations.
She said: "We talked to the International Federations yesterday, we were able to put back into the pot for sale around 3,000 tickets last night, they have all been sold.
Managing director Gary Hampton said: "Windows Plus is a local family-run business who realise that without the local community they would not be where they are today, so at times such as this it is important to put back into the community.
1 : to put back in good condition : fix <Can you repair this broken toy?
LAW enforcement agencies will be able to keep half of any money or assets they seize from criminals to put back into fighting crime, the Home Office announced yesterday.
She had it removed, stored it to put back when she moved, and replaced it with a lighter but identical door in a man-made material.