alphabet

Return

Definition of return:

part of speech: verb

To come back to the same place or state: to answer: to retort.

part of speech: noun

A coming or going back to or from a place, condition, etc.; a restoring or giving back; as, the return of a borrowed book; repayment; that which is received from labor, investment, etc.; profit; advantage; a formal report of results; as, election returns.

part of speech: noun

The act of going back: revolution: periodic renewal: the act of bringing or sending back: restitution: repayment: the profit on capital or labor: a reply: a report or account, esp. official:- pl. a light tobacco: the news of election contests: the result as determined, legally and officially, with reference to elections: news and results in general.

part of speech: verb

To bring or send back: to transmit: to give back: to repay: to give back in reply: to report: to give an account.

part of speech: verb

To send or give back; repay; report.

part of speech: verb

To come or go back; answer.

part of speech: verb

To come or go back again to the same place or state; go back in thought, etc.; as, to return to the subject; to pass back into possession, as an estate; reply.

part of speech: verb

To send, carry, or put back; restore; to repay; as, to return a call; to produce or yield; as, the garden will return a large profit; to send in reply; as, to return an answer; report officially; render or give in, as to a superior; as, to retu n a report.

part of speech: noun

Act of going or giving back; renewal; restitution; report; profit.

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