Definition of plough back phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

plough back

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb Growing crops
 
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Phrasal Verbs

    plough back something

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    plough back something in something

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    plough back something into something

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    plough something back

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    plough something back in something

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    plough something back into something

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    plough somethingback in

     
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  1. 1to turn over growing crops, grass, etc. with a plough and mix them into the soil to improve its quality See related entries: Growing crops
  2. 2to put money made as profit back into a business in order to improve it The money was all ploughed back into the company.