Examples of comeback in a Sentence
The species was nearly extinct but is now making a comeback.
Short skirts were out of fashion for many years, but now they're making a comeback.
The team was trailing after the first half, but they made a comeback and won in the second half.
The team mounted a comeback in the second half of the season.
Recent Examples of comeback from the Web
Still, as chaotic as Cleveland’s quarterbacks carousel has been, the only time the Browns finished last in passing yards since their comeback was 2009.
Anytime Chloe makes a bitchy comeback or comment to/about another girl.
The 44-year-old Forest Hill resident, making a comeback two decades after his collegiate running at the University of Connecticut, led the 40-49 age group by 30 seconds in 19:13.
A walk-off wild pitch spoiled a Cincinnati comeback, as the Cincinnati Reds fell 7-6 to the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday at Wrigley Field.
Olivier Giroud completed an exhilarating comeback as host Arsenal beat Leicester, 4-3, on Friday to ensure Arsène Wenger’s team opened the Premier League season with a victory for only the second time in eight years.
When HGTV personality Nicole Curtis announced on Facebook earlier this year that an eighth season of her show, Rehab Addict, was in the works, thousands of fans welcomed the comeback news.
But make no mistake: Brasseries are making a comeback in the City of Light.
The show, which will premiere next year, is just the latest instance of TV and comedy greats making their comebacks on cable and streaming networks.
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First Known Use of comeback
Synonymsretort, repartee, riposte
Antonymsinquiry, query, question
Related Wordssquelch; back talk; crack, quip, sally, wisecrack, witticism, zinger; cut, insult, put-down
Near Antonymschallenge, charge, cross-examination, grilling, interrogation, interrogatory, quiz; poll, questionnaire, survey
Examples of come back in a Sentence
she's slowly coming back after being in a coma
the American bald eagle was once nearly extinct but has come back strong
First Known Use of come back
come back Synonyms
Synonymsconvalesce, gain, heal, mend, pull round [chiefly British], rally, recoup, recover, recuperate, snap back
Antonymsask, inquire, question
Related Wordscome around, come round, come to, improve, pick up, revive; cheer (up), perk (up); pull through, survive; recruit
Near Antonymsail, collapse, come down, sicken; decline, degenerate, deteriorate, fade, fail, languish, sink, waste (away), weaken, wilt, wither, worsen; regress, relapse
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Definition of comeback for English Language Learners
: a return to a former good position or condition
: a return to being popular or fashionable
: a new effort to win or succeed after being close to defeat or failure
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