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synonyms for come back

  • recover
  • resume
  • come again
  • do better
  • re-enter
  • reappear
  • recur
  • remigrate
  • triumph

antonyms for come back

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  • depart
  • go
  • leave
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How to use come back in a sentence

I waited three months more, in great impatience, then sent him back to the same post, to see if there might be a reply.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
In their shelter, Brion and Ulv crouched low and wondered why the attack didn't come.
SENSE OF OBLIGATIONHENRY MAXWELL DEMPSEY (AKA HARRY HARRISON)
Ages back—let musty geologists tell us how long ago—'twas a lake, larger than the Lake of Geneva.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
The boys were tumbling about, clinging to his legs, imploring that numerous things be brought back to them.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
With a suffocating gasp, she fell back into the chair on which she sat, and covered her face with her hands.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Babylas raised his pale face; he knew what was coming; it had come so many times before.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
He reached forward and took her hands, and if Mrs. Vivian had come in she would have seen him kneeling at her daughter's feet.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
She was holding the back of her chair with one hand; her loose sleeve had slipped almost to the shoulder of her uplifted arm.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Vicars' wives had come and gone, but all had submitted, some after a brief struggle, to old Mrs. Wurzel's sway.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
This wasn't at all what he meant to say, and it sounded very ridiculous; but somehow the words wouldn't come straight.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO COME BACK

  • backlash
  • bounce back
  • come back
  • come home to roost
  • kick back
  • react
  • rebound
  • recoil
  • return
  • reverse
  • ricochet
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.