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came back

verb , past tense of come back

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1 to become healthy and strong again after illness or weakness
  • she's slowly coming back after being in a coma
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2 to regain a former or normal state
  • the American bald eagle was once nearly extinct but has come back strong
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3 to speak or write in reaction to a question or to another reaction
  • he came back with another one of his smart remarks
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