Example Sentences

On my return from Australia, I was given a welcoming party.

they set out on their return to the base camp

The player won the point on a cross-court return.

in return we gave them as good as we got

Their gross income was enough that they had to file a return.

the return of spring

the average return was about 5%

After a long illness, their old vigor slowly returned.

return a kickback

return to your native land

return a compliment

Definitions

noun

the act of someone appearing again

Synonyms: reappearance

noun

a coming to or returning home

Synonyms: homecoming

noun

getting something back again

Synonyms: regaining, restoration, restitution

noun

the act of going back to a prior location

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

noun

a reciprocal group action

Synonyms: paying back, getting even

noun

the key on electric typewriters or computer keyboards that causes a carriage return and a line feed

Synonyms: return key

noun

document giving the tax collector information about the taxpayer's tax liability

Synonyms: tax return, income tax return

noun

a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one)

Synonyms: counter, comeback, replication, riposte, retort, rejoinder

noun

happening again (especially at regular intervals)

Synonyms: recurrence

noun

the occurrence of a change in direction back in the opposite direction

Synonyms: coming back

noun

the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property

Synonyms: yield, take, issue, payoff, takings, proceeds

verb

go back to a previous state

Synonyms: revert, regress, turn back, retrovert

verb

be restored

Synonyms: come back

verb

answer back

Synonyms: riposte, retort, come back, repay, rejoin

verb

submit (a report, etc.) to someone in authority

verb

go back to something earlier

Synonyms: recall, come back, hark back

verb

pass down

Synonyms: render, deliver

verb

make a return

verb

give or supply

Synonyms: yield, give, render, generate

verb

go or come back to place, condition, or activity where one has been before

verb

bring back to the point of departure

Synonyms: bring back, take back

verb

return to a previous position

verb

be inherited by

Synonyms: devolve, pass, fall

verb

pay back

Synonyms: refund, repay, give back

verb

give back

Synonyms: render

verb

return in kind

verb

elect again

Synonyms: reelect

Other words

alloy cast iron, carbamic acid, citizens committee, cry out, dishonorably, dust coat, even a little, gambling den, go home, make-work, opera cloak, progesterone, roll around, scouring rush, shoulder board, sopping, sun gear, unmanageableness, well-favoured, white potato vine