Complete Definition of "return"

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English

rank|second|United|free|348|return|call|speak|land

Etymology
From OF. retorner (French: retourner).

Pronunciation
(Received Pronunciation|UK) IPA|/ɹɪËtÉËn/, SAMPA|/rI"t3:n/
(General American|US) IPA|/ɹɪËtÉn/, SAMPA|/rI"t3`n/
audio|en-us-return.ogg|Audio (US)
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉË(r)n|-ÉË(r)n
Hyphenation: re·turn

Verb
en-verb

  1. To give something back to its original holder/owner.
  2. To take something back to a retailer for a refund.
  3. To come back after some period of time, or at regular intervals.
  4. To go back in thought, narration, or argument. "But to return to my story."
  5. context|Tennis: To bat the ball in response to a serve over the net.
  6. context|Card games: To play a card as a result of another player's lead; return a trump.
  7. cricket To throw a ball back to the wicket-keeper (or a fielder at that position) from somewhere in the field.
  8. computing intransitive To go back from a called procedure to the procedure that called it.
  9. computing transitive Of a called procedure, to pass back (data) to the calling procedure.

Translations
trans-top|to give something back to its original holder/owner
Finnish: t+|fi|palauttaa
Greek: t|el|εÏιÏÏÏέÏÏ|trepistréfo|scGrek
Kurdish: KUchar|Ú¯ÙâÚاÙدÙÙâÙÙâ
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Russian: возвÑаÑаÑÑ (vozvraÅ¡'átâ) impf, возвÑаÑиÑÑ (vozvratítâ) pf; веÑнÑÑÑ (v'ernút') pf
Slovene: vrniti
Spanish: t-|es|devolver
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trans-top|to take something back to a retailer for a refund
Russian: возвÑаÑаÑÑ (vozvraÅ¡'átâ) impf, возвÑаÑиÑÑ (vozvratítâ) pf; веÑнÑÑÑ (v'ernút') pf
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Slovene: vrniti
Spanish: t-|es|devolver
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trans-top|to come back after some period of time, or at regular intervals
Finnish: t+|fi|palata
Greek: t|el|γÏÏίζÏ|trgyrízo|scGrek
Kurdish: KUchar|Ú¯ÙâÚاÙدÙÙâÙÙâ, KUchar|ÙاتÙÙâÙÙâ
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Russian: возвÑаÑаÑÑÑÑ (vozvraÅ¡'átâs'a) impf, возвÑаÑиÑÑÑÑ (vozvratítâs'a) pf; веÑнÑÑÑÑÑ (v'ernút's'a) pf
Slovene: vrniti se
Spanish: t+|es|volver, t-|es|regresar
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trans-top|to go back in thought, narration, or argument
Finnish: t+|fi|palata
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Russian: веÑнÑÑÑÑÑ (v'ernút's'a) pf
Slovene: vrniti se
Spanish: t+|es|volver
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ttbc|Arabic: ARchar|عاد IPAchar|(ÊÄda)
ttbc|Croatian: vratiti
ttbc|Chinese: è¿å (fÇnhuí)
ttbc|Dutch: terugkeren, terugkomen
ttbc|Filipino: magbalík
ttbc|French: revenir, retourner
ttbc|German: zurückkehren zurückkommen
ttbc|Hungarian: visszautaz, hazautaz, visszatér
ttbc|Italian: restituire, ritornare
ttbc|Japanese: 帰ã (kaeru)
ttbc|Korean: ëìì¤ë¤ (doraoda)
ttbc|Polish: oddaÄ (1,2), wróciÄ (3,4), powróciÄ (3)
ttbc|Portuguese: devolver (1,2), restituir (1,2), retornar (3), voltar (3,4)
ttbc|Romanian: întoarce, reveni, returna
возвÑаÑаÑÑÑÑ (vozvraÅ¡'átâs'a) impf (3,4), возвÑаÑиÑÑÑÑ (vozvratítâs'a) pf (3,4), веÑнÑÑÑÑÑ (v'ernút's'a) pf (3,4)
ttbc|Swahili: regesha (1,2), regea (3)
ttbc|Swedish: återlämna (1), returnera (1,5), återvända (3,4)
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Noun
en-noun

  1. The act of a person returning.

#:"Upon my return..."

  1. A return ticket.
  2. An item that is returned, e.g. due to a defect.
  3. finance: Gain or loss from an investment. "It yielded a return of 5%..."
  4. context|taxation|finance: A report of income submitted to a government for purposes of specifying exact tax payment amounts. A tax return.
  5. computing A character that indicates a new line. Hexadecimal %x0d, decimal 13. Old typewriters had a carriage that lined up the paper with the printing strike-arms; with the advent of electronic typewriters, the "carriage return" key would realign the printing at the left margin, and advance to a new line. Early computers added <CR><LF> (13,10) to indicate a new line, with variations such as <LF> (10), <CR> (13) and even <LF><CR> (10,13). Modern computer use has expanded the meaning to denote a new paragraph.
  6. computing The act of going back from a called procedure to the procedure that called it.
  7. computing The data passed back from a called procedure to the calling procedure (also return value).
  8. A short extention (perpendicular) of a desk, usually slightly lower.
  9. context|Football (American): Catching a ball after a punt, and running it back towards the opposing team.
  10. cricket A throw from a fielder to the wicket-keeper or to another fielder at the wicket.

Translations
trans-top|act of a person returning
Czech: návrat m
Finnish: paluu
trans-mid
Kurdish: KUchar|Ú¯ÙâÚاÙÙâÙÙâ
Russian: t-|ru|возвÑаÑение|n|trvozvraÅ¡'énije|scCyrl
Slovene: vrnitev f, povratek m
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trans-top|return ticket
Finnish: menopaluulippu, edestakainen matkalippu
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Kurdish: KUchar|Ù¾ÙÙâÛ Ú¯ÙâÚاÙÙâÙÙâ
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trans-top|item that is returned
Finnish: palautus, asiakaspalautus
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Russian: возвÑÐ°Ñ (vozvrát) m
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trans-top|(finance) gain or loss from an investment
Czech: návratnost f
Finnish: t+|fi|tulos
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Russian: оÑдаÑа (otdáÄa) m
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trans-top|(finance) tax return
Finnish: t-|fi|veroilmoitus
trans-mid
Russian: возвÑÐ°Ñ (vozvrát) m
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trans-top|(computing) character that indicates a new line
Finnish: rivinsiirto
trans-mid
Russian: возвÑÐ°Ñ ÐºÐ°ÑеÑки (vozvrát kar'éki) m, возвÑÐ°Ñ (vozvrát) m
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trans-top|(computing) act of going back from a called procedure to the procedure that called it
Finnish: paluu, palautus
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Russian: возвÑÐ°Ñ (vozvrát) m
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trans-top|(computing) return value
Finnish: palautustieto
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trans-top|short prependicular extention of a desk
Finnish: sivupöytä
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trans-top|(American football)
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trans-top|(cricket)
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ttbc|Croatian: povratak m
ttbc|Polish: zwrot (2), powrót (5)
ttbc|Swedish: retur c (1,2), vagnretur c (1, obsolete), återkomst (5), återbäring (7)
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Anagrams
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