Put-back definitions

To return something to its original place.

He carefully put the vase back on the shelf.

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To postpone an arranged event or appointment.

The meeting has been put back to 5.00 pm.

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(idiomatic) To drink fast; to knock down alcohol.

You'll need to put that drink back quickly; it's very nearly closing time.

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(idiomatic) To change the time in a time zone to an earlier time.

Don't forget that this Sunday we put the clocks back an hour.

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