Definition of come back in English:

come back

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phrasal verb

  • 1Return.

    ‘when we came back from lunch, we had a package waiting at the door’
    • ‘the color was coming back to his face’
    1. 1.1come back to someoneReturn to someone's memory.
      • ‘the memories of the night I was attacked are slowly coming back to me’
  • 2(in sports) recover from a deficit.

    ‘the Mets came back from a 3–0 deficit’
    • ‘We lost our way last Saturday and allowed Kendal to come back from a goal down to beat us.’
    • ‘However, Coventry came back with a try from their centre.’
    • ‘It was an incredible turn of events to concede a goal after a couple of minutes and then come back in that way.’
  • 3Reply or respond to someone quickly or vigorously.

    ‘he came back at Judy with a vengeance’
    • ‘There can have been little cheer as he came back at them like a pack of Jack Russells.’
    • ‘Chelsea had a good period early in the second half, but we weathered that and came back at them.’
    • ‘Park came back at Albion and took the lead through a well taken converted try.’
    • ‘We took control early on but they came back at us, and we could have let them.’
    answer, respond
    respond, answer, say in response, rejoin, return
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