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