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return

re·turn

return

 
 
pronunciation:
rih tuhrn
parts of speech:
verb, noun, adjective
phrases:
in return
part of speech: verb
inflections: returned, returning, returns
definition 1: to go back or come back.
We returned home tired after our tennis game.
antonyms:
depart
similar words:
act up, recede, recur, resume, retreat
definition 2: to send, put, give, or take back to an earlier place.
I returned the book to the library.Return the form after you have filled it out.
synonyms:
replace, restore
antonyms:
confiscate, keep, move, take
similar words:
recover, refund, retrieve
definition 3: to give in exchange for something similar.
He returned the favor.
synonyms:
repay, require
similar words:
exchange, swap, trade
definition 4: to report in an official way.
The jury returned a verdict of guilty.
synonyms:
announce, pronounce
similar words:
issue
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of coming or going back.
We look forward to the return of the loons every spring.
definition 2: the act of sending or receiving back.
There was a long line for returns at the store.
synonyms:
recovery
definition 3: (usually plural) a report on the counted ballots in an election.
The returns showed that he had won the election by just twenty votes.
phrase: in return
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or relating to a coming back.
She promised to make a return visit next year.
definition 2: happening or done again.
The popular singer gave a return performance.
similar words:
repeated
definition 3: providing a means for coming back.
The return route was longer than the road there.