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come back

Noun come back has 2 senses
  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"
    --1 is a kind of reply, response
    --1 has particulars:
     sass, sassing, backtalk, back talk, lip, mouth
    Derived form: verb come back5
  2. comeback - return by a celebrity to some previously successful activity
    --2 is a kind of reappearance, return
Verb come back has 5 senses
  1. return, go back, get back, come back - come back to place where one has been before, or return to a previous activity
    --1 is one way to travel, go, move, locomote
    Sample sentence:
    The children come back to the playground
  2. come back, return - be restored; "Her old vigor returned"
    --2 is one way to reappear, re-emerge
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  3. hark back, return, come back, recall - go back to something earlier; "This harks back to a previous remark of his"
    --3 is one way to denote, refer
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s PP
  4. come back - even the score, in sports
    --4 is one way to
    catch up
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
  5. retort, come back, repay, return, riposte, rejoin - answer back
    --5 is one way to answer, reply, respond
    Derived form: noun comeback1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
come across come after come alive come along come and go come apart come around come away come back come before come by come close come down come down on somebody come forth come forward come hell or high water

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