come back

verb

Definition of come back

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to return to life or vitality

  3. 2 :  to return to memory it's all coming back to me now

  4. 3 :  reply, retort when questioned, he came back with a vehement denial

  5. 4 :  to regain a former favorable condition or position

Examples of come back in a sentence

  1. she's slowly coming back after being in a coma

  2. the American bald eagle was once nearly extinct but has come back strong

1850

First Known Use of come back

1850



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