return

  • 1 Return — Re*turn , n. 1. The act of returning (intransitive), or coming back to the same place or condition; as, the return of one long absent; the return of health; the return of the seasons, or of an anniversary. [1913 Webster] At the return of the year …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 return — re·turn 1 vt 1 a: to give (an official account or report) to a superior (as by a list or statement) return the names of all residents in the ward return a list of jurors b: to bring back (as a writ, verdict, or indictment) to an office or… …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 Return — Re*turn , v. t. 1. To bring, carry, send, or turn, back; as, to return a borrowed book, or a hired horse. [1913 Webster] Both fled attonce, ne ever back returned eye. Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. To repay; as, to return borrowed money. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Return — may refer to:* Return (architecture), the receding edge of a flat face * Return (finance), the financial term for the profit or loss derived from an investment * Tax return, a form submitted to taxation authorities * Carriage return, a key on an… …

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  • 5 return — vb 1 Return, revert, recur, recrudesce are comparable when they mean to go or come back (as to a person or to a place or condition). The same distinctions in implications and connotations are evident in their corresponding nouns return, reversion …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 6 return — [ri tʉrn′] vi. [ME retournen < OFr retourner: see RE & TURN] 1. to go or come back, as to a former place, condition, practice, opinion, etc. 2. to go back in thought or speech [to return to the subject] 3. to revert to a former owner 4. to ans …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 return — [n1] coming again acknowledgment, answer, appearance, arrival, coming, entrance, entry, homecoming, occurrence, reaction, reappearance, rebound, recoil, recoiling, recompense, recompensing, recovery, recrudescence, recurrence, reestablishment,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 8 Return — Re*turn , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Returned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Returning}.] [OE. returnen, retournen, F. retourner; pref. re re + tourner to turn. See {Turn}.] 1. To turn back; to go or come again to the same place or condition. Return to your father …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 return — ► VERB 1) come or go back to a place. 2) (return to) go back to (a particular state or activity). 3) give or send back or put back in place. 4) feel, say, or do (the same feeling, action, etc.) in response. 5) (in tennis) hit or send (the ball)… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 return to — index continue (resume), renew (begin again), reopen, resume Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 11 return — (izg. ritȅrn) m DEFINICIJA 1. sport, v. retern 2. inform. tipka na tipkovnici kojom se prigodom pisanja prelazi u novi red; razmaknica, enter, povratnica ETIMOLOGIJA engl …

    Hrvatski jezični portal

  • 12 return — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}rz. mnż I, D. u, Mc. returnnie, sport. {{/stl 8}}{{stl 7}} w tenisie: odbicie piłki serwisowej <ang.> {{/stl 7}} …

    Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • 13 Return — The change in the value of a portfolio over an evaluation period, including any distributions made from the portfolio during that period. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * ▪ I. return re‧turn 1 [rɪˈtɜːn ǁ ɜːrn] verb 1. [transitive]… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 14 return — The change in the value of a portfolio over an evaluation period, including any distributions made from the portfolio during that period. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary The annual return on an investment expressed as a percentage of the total… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 15 return — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 coming/going back; giving sth back ADJECTIVE ▪ complete, full ▪ a full return to health ▪ gradual ▪ eventual ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 16 return — re|turn1 W1S2 [rıˈtə:n US ə:rn] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(go back)¦ 2¦(give back)¦ 3¦(feeling/situation)¦ 4¦(do the same)¦ 5¦(answer)¦ 6¦(ball)¦ 7¦(elect)¦ 8 return a verdict 9¦(profit)¦ Phrasal verbs …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 return — re|turn1 [ rı tɜrn ] verb *** ▸ 1 go/come back ▸ 2 put/send/take something back ▸ 3 do/say something similar back ▸ 4 produce profit ▸ 5 hit ball back ▸ 6 elect someone to position ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) intransitive to go back to a place where you… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 return — I UK [rɪˈtɜː(r)n] / US [rɪˈtɜrn] verb Word forms return : present tense I/you/we/they return he/she/it returns present participle returning past tense returned past participle returned *** 1) a) [intransitive] to go back to a place where you were …

    English dictionary

  • 19 return — /ri terrn /, v.i. 1. to go or come back, as to a former place, position, or state: to return from abroad; to return to public office; to return to work. 2. to revert to a former owner: The money I gave him returns to me in the event of his death …

    Universalium

  • 20 return — [[t]rɪtɜ͟ː(r)n[/t]] ♦ returns, returning, returned 1) VERB When you return to a place, you go back there after you have been away. [V to/from n] There are unconfirmed reports that Aziz will return to Moscow within hours... [V to/from n] Our… …

    English dictionary


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