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noun as in recovery, triumph

noun as in snappy retort

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The Washington Nationals are no strangers to long-shot comeback bids.

Now, thanks to Covid-19, the custom appears poised to make at least a modest comeback, according to three transportation companies that spoke to Quartz.

From Quartz

It’s not often that a 19th century old technology makes a comeback.

From Quartz

Free throws, which had been steadily dropping in the 3-point era, made a comeback.

Colleges and universities have constantly shifted their comeback plans, but at this point about 25 percent plan to be mostly online, 21 percent primarily in person, 15 percent taking a hybrid approach … and 27 percent TBD.

From Ozy

The Comeback was, without question, one of the year's best and funniest comedies.

We might have thought The Comeback was about a desperate actress's shameless struggle for fame.

If laughter is the best medicine, The Comeback made you feel enough pain to need a dose—and then it delivered in spades.

When you think about all of that, the success of this Comeback run is all the more impressive.

It's been nine years that fans of The Comeback have been clamoring for HBO to "give her another take."

Now, with every chance for a comeback, Nan wanted me to pass!

Fergus made an extremely poor showing on Memorial Day, and the manager thinks this odd bull would provide a real comeback!

The only American comeback to this growing prejudice is to build factories or assembling plants within the British Isles.

Old Jim Lough is cautious and reliable, but he's set the date of the comeback too far off.

I gawps curious over at J. Bayard to see what comeback he has to this dose of mush, and finds him starin' foolish at her.


On this page you'll find 62 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to comeback, such as: improvement, rebound, resurgence, return, revival, and victory.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.