Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun come_back

2 senses of comeback

Sense 1
rejoinder, retort, return, riposte, replication, comeback, counter -- (a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one); "it brought a sharp rejoinder from the teacher")
       => reply, response -- (the speech act of continuing a conversational exchange; "he growled his reply")

Sense 2
comeback -- (return by a celebrity to some previously successful activity)
       => reappearance, return -- (the act of someone appearing again; "his reappearance as Hamlet has been long awaited")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb come_back

4 senses of come back

Sense 1
come back, return -- (be restored; "Her old vigor returned")
       => reappear, re-emerge -- (appear again; "The sores reappeared on her body"; "Her husband reappeared after having left her years ago")

Sense 2
hark back, return, come back, recall -- (go back to something earlier; "This harks back to a previous remark of his")
       => denote, refer -- (have as a meaning; "`multi-' denotes `many' ")

Sense 3
come back -- (even the score, in sports)
       => catch up -- (reach the point where one should be after a delay; "I caught up on my homework")

Sense 4
retort, come back, repay, return, riposte, rejoin -- (answer back)
       => answer, reply, respond -- (react verbally; "She didn't want to answer"; "answer the question"; "We answered that we would accept the invitation")

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