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Definition of "Return" :

noun: the act of someone appearing again

noun: a coming to or returning home

"On his return from Australia we gave him a welcoming party."

noun: getting something back again

noun: the act of going back to a prior location

"They set out on their return to the base camp."

noun: (American football) the act of running back the ball after a kickoff or punt or interception or fumble

noun: a tennis stroke that sends the ball back to the other player

"He won the point on a cross-court return."


noun: a reciprocal group action

"In return we gave them as good as we got."

noun: the key on electric typewriters or computer keyboards that causes a carriage return and a line feed

noun: document giving the tax collector information about the taxpayer's tax liability

"His gross income was enough that he had to file a tax return."

noun: a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one)

noun: happening again (especially at regular intervals)

"The return of spring."

noun: the occurrence of a change in direction back in the opposite direction

noun: the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property

"The average return was about 5%."

verb: go back to a previous state

verb: be restored

"Her old vigor returned."

verb: answer back

verb: submit (a report, etc.) to someone in authority

verb: go back to something earlier

verb: pass down

verb: make a return

"Return a kickback."

verb: give or supply

verb: go or come back to place, condition, or activity where one has been before

"Return to your native land."

verb: return to a previous position; in mathematics

"The point returned to the interior of the figure."

verb: bring back to the point of departure

verb: be inherited by

"The land returned to the family."

verb: pay back

verb: give back

verb: return in kind

"Return a compliment."

verb: elect again