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Verb
/riˈtərn/,
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returns, 3rd person singular present; returned, past tense; returned, past participle; returning, present participle;
  1. Come or go back to a place or person
    • - he returned to Canada in the fall
  2. Go back to (a particular state or activity)
    • - Ollie had returned to full health
  3. Turn one's attention back to (something)
    • - he returned to his newspaper
  4. (esp. of a feeling) Come back or recur after a period of absence
    • - her appetite had returned
  5. Give, put, or send (something) back to a place or person
    • - complete the application form and return it to this address
  6. Feel, say, or do (the same feeling, action, etc.) in response
    • - she returned his kiss
  7. (in tennis and other sports) Hit or send (the ball) back to an opponent

  8. Run upfield with the ball after fielding (a kick), intercepting (a pass), or recovering (a fumble)

  9. (of a judge or jury) State or present (a verdict) in response to a formal request

  10. Lead (a card of a suit led earlier by one's partner)

  11. Continue (a wall) in a changed direction, esp. at right angles

  12. Yield or make (a profit)
    • - the company returned a profit of 4.3 million dollars
  13. (of an electorate) Elect (a person or party) to office
    • - the Democrat was returned in the third district
Noun
  1. An act of coming or going back to a place or activity
    • - he celebrated his safe return from the war
    • - a return flight
  2. An act of going back to an earlier state or condition
    • - the designer advocated a return to elegance
  3. The action of giving, sending, or putting something back
    • - we demand the return of our books and papers
  4. A play in which the ball is caught after a kick or pass interception and is advanced by running; an advance of this kind

  5. (in tennis and other sports) A stroke played in response to a serve or other stroke by one's opponent

  6. A thing that has been given or sent back, esp. an unwanted ticket for a sports event or play

  7. A ticket that allows someone to travel to a place and back again; a round trip ticket

  8. An electrical conductor bringing a current back to its source

  9. A second contest between the same opponents

  10. A profit from an investment
    • - product areas are being developed to produce maximum returns
  11. A good rate of return

  12. An official report or statement submitted in response to a formal demand
    • - census returns
  13. An endorsement or report by a court officer or sheriff on a writ

  14. Election to office
    • - we campaigned for the return of Young and Elkins
  15. An official report of the results of an election
    • - falsification of the election return
  16. A key pressed to move the carriage of an electric typewriter back to a fixed position

  17. A key pressed on a computer keyboard to simulate a carriage return in a word-processing program, or to indicate the end of a command or data string

  18. A part receding from the line of the front, for example the side of a house or of a window opening


  1. go or come back to place, condition, or activity where one has been before; "return to your native land"; "the professor returned to his teaching position after serving as Dean"
  2. tax return: 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"
  3. a coming to or returning home; "on his return from Australia we gave him a welcoming party"
  4. render: give back; "render money"
  5. revert: go back to a previous state; "We reverted to the old rules"
  6. the occurrence of a change in direction back in the opposite direction
  7. Wide Awake (aka Return) is a 2007 South Korean film.
  8. David Rovics (born April 10, 1967) is an American indie singer/songwriter. His music concerns topical subjects such as the 2003 Iraq war, anti-globalization and social justice issues. Rovics has been an outspoken critic of elected officials, including former President George W. ...
  9. Return is a Norwegian rock band from Stange, Hedmark. The band started in 1980, and was in its prime in the late 1980- and early 1990-. In this period they had several singles on the Norwegian hit charts and were among the bestselling bands in the country. ...
  10. In finance, rate of return (ROR), also known as return on investment (ROI), rate of profit or sometimes just return, is the ratio of money gained or lost (whether realized or unrealized) on an investment relative to the amount of money invested. ...
  11. In computer programming, a return statement causes execution to leave the current subroutine and resume at the point in the code immediately after where the subroutine was called, known as its return address. ...
  12. Return (Povernennia) is a political party in Transnistria. At the 10 December 2000 legislative elections, the party won 1 seat out of 43. It failed to participate in the 11 December 2005 elections. ...
  13. The act of returning; A return ticket; An item that is returned, e.g. due to a defect; Gain or loss from an investment; : A report of income submitted to a government for purposes of specifying exact tax payment amounts. ...
  14. (Returned) The supplying library is informed that you have returned the loaned item. Status will display as Returned until supplying library receives the item and checks it in.  May be done with Bulk Action or individually. ...
  15. (Returned) Event upload failed and will not be processed until correction is done by the Tournament Organizer and the event report is resubmitted. If you have issues correcting the results, please email us through the Customer Service Help System
  16. (Returned) Samples have been returned from the Polish Sorting Center but have not yet been verified by AFSC scientist.
  17. (Returned) When the upper arm is set back under the animal’s body.
  18. (Returning) After boating, please pick up your trash and take it with you. This is a park rule. Remove all personal items from the boat. If you go ashore while boating, please do not track mud or dirt into the boat. ...
  19. (8. RETURNS) Before goods can be returned, whether for repair, replacement or refund, in order to ensure smooth and prompt handling, we must issue a RETURNS AUTHORISATION in order that we can track it accurately. ...
  20. (Returns) In the unlikely event of products being faulty or of sub-standard quality, please report such problem immediately to the Company using the enquiry form or contact details on the website. ...
  21. (Returns) Shipments that are returned to the supplier.
  22. (Returns) by  We will gladly accept the return of products that are defective due to defects in manufacturing and/or workmanship for 30 days from the date of purchase. ...
  23. (13. Returns) Buyer must receive a Returned Materials Authorization (RMA) prior to returning goods. Buyer must request an RMA within thirty (30) days of the date of the shipment in order to be considered. Seller will not issue an RMA for custom motorized systems. ...
  24. (Returns) the point at which water returns to the pool after passing through the filter.
  25. (RETURNS) ALL items come with a standard 3 day inspection. If the item is found to be not as I described it, send it back for a full refund, minus postage. No "restocking charges" are applied. Item MUST be returned in the same condition as sent or else you own it. ...