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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
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