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Definition of RETURN
Pronunciation : RETURN

noun : RETURN

Source:WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) a coming to or returning home; "on his return from Australia we gave him a welcoming party" ;

  • 5. (

    ) the act of going back to a prior location; "they set out on their return to the base camp" ;

  • 9. (

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

  • 11. (

    ) a tennis stroke that sends the ball back to the other player; "he won the point on a cross-court return" ;

  • 12. (

    ) (American football) the act of running back the ball after a kickoff or punt or interception or fumble ;

  • 13. (

    ) the act of someone appearing again; "his reappearance as Hamlet has been long awaited" ;

verb : RETURN

Source:WordNet 3.1

  • 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" ;

  • 6. (

    ) return in kind; "return a compliment"; "return her love" ;

  • 7. (

    ) make a return; "return a kickback" ;

  • 13. (

    ) be inherited by; "The estate fell to my sister"; "The land returned to the family"; "The estate devolved to an heir that everybody had assumed to be dead" ;

  • 14. (

    ) return to a previous position; in mathematics; "The point returned to the interior of the figure" ;

  • 16. (

    ) submit (a report, etc.) to someone in authority; "submit a bill to a legislative body" ;


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