verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
- (of hounds) to return along the course in order to regain a lost scent.
- to return to a previous subject or point; revert: He kept harking back to his early days in vaudeville.
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Example sentences from the Web for hark
Hark back to the Buffett Rule, another prime slice of collective madness orchestrated by the power elite.The Super-Rich Want to Help The Poor As Long As They Get to Run the World|James Poulos|March 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Right-wing attacks on Planned Parenthood hark back to the days of McCarthy, says Democratic political strategist Donna Brazile.Planned Parenthood Is a Target of 'McCarthyism,' Political Strategist Says|Donna Brazile|February 16, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Why do you think you decided to hark back to your high school days for this particular record?
In their videos, however, their influences hark back to a much darker place.
Mr. Figgins did hark, and an awful sound reached him from behind the curtain.Jack Harkaway's Boy Tinker Among The Turks|Bracebridge Hemyng
Riach cried; and then to me: “Hark ye, David,” he said, “do ye ken where the pistols are?”The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 10 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
Hark here, sir; Captain Bruton talks of a peaceful settlement of this difficulty.Mass' George|George Manville Fenn
Even is come; and from the dark Park, hark, The signal of the setting sun—one gun!The Book of Humorous Verse|Various
Hark thee, friend; do thou and the young woman follow Empson where he will conduct thee.Peveril of the Peak|Sir Walter Scott