comeback - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] 

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  1. 1
    a period when someone or something becomes successful or popular again
    make/stage a comeback:

    He’s hoping to make his political comeback in the next election.

    Seventies styles have been making a comeback.

  2. 2
    British a way of making someone accept responsibility for something bad they have done to you
    have no comeback:

    You signed away your rights, so you’ve got no comeback.

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  3. 3
    a quick clever reply to a comment or criticism
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