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Return 1Definition: To turn back; to go or come again to the same place or condition.
Return 2Definition: To come back, or begin again, after an interval, regular or irregular; to appear again.
Return 3Definition: To speak in answer; to reply; to respond.
Return 4Definition: To revert; to pass back into possession.
Return 5Definition: To go back in thought, narration, or argument.
Return 6Definition: To bring, carry, send, or turn, back; as, to return a borrowed book, or a hired horse.
Return 7Definition: To repay; as, to return borrowed money.
Return 8Definition: To give in requital or recompense; to requite.
Return 9Definition: To give back in reply; as, to return an answer; to return thanks.
Return 10Definition: To retort; to throw back; as, to return the lie.
Return 11Definition: To report, or bring back and make known.
Return 12Definition: To render, as an account,
usually an official account, to a superior; to report officially by a list or statement; as, to return a list of
stores, of killed or wounded; to return the result of an election.
Return 13Definition: Hence, to elect according to the official report of the election
Return 14Definition: To bring or send back to a tribunal, or to an office, with a certificate of what has been done; as, to return a writ.
Return 15Definition: To convey into official custody, or to a general depository.
Return 16Definition: To bat (the ball) back over the net.
Return 17Definition: 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.
Return 18Definition: The act of returning (transitive), or sending back to the same place or condition; restitution; repayment; requital; retribution; as, the return of anything borrowed, as a book or money; a good return in tennis.
Return 19Definition: That which is returned.
Return 20Definition: A payment; a remittance; a requital.
Return 21Definition: An account, or formal report, of an action performed, of a duty discharged, of
facts or statistics, and the like; as, election
returns; a return of the amount of goods produced or sold; especially, in the plural, a set of tabulated statistics prepared for general information.
Return 22Definition: The profit on, or advantage received from, labor, or an investment, undertaking, adventure,
Return 23Definition: The continuation in a different direction, most often at a right angle, of a building, face of a building, or any member, as a molding or mold; applied to the
shorter in contradistinction to the longer; thus, a facade of sixty feet east and west has a return of twenty feet north and south.
Return 24Definition: The rendering back or delivery of writ, precept, or execution, to the proper officer or court.
Return 25Definition: The certificate of an officer stating what he has done in execution of a writ, precept,
etc., indorsed on the document.
Return 26Definition: The sending back of a commission with the certificate of the
Return 27Definition: A day in bank. See Return day, below.
Return 28Definition: An official account, report, or statement, rendered to the commander or other superior officer; as, the return of men fit for duty; the return of the number of the sick; the return of
Return 29Definition: The
windings of a trench or mine.
return 30Definition: the act of someone appearing again; "his reappearance as Hamlet has been long awaited"
return 31Definition: a coming to or returning home; "on his return from Australia we gave him a welcoming party"
return 32Definition: getting something back again; "upon the restitution of the book to its rightful owner the child was given a tongue lashing"
return 33Definition: the act of returning to a prior location; "they set out on their return to the base camp"
return 34Definition: (American football) the act of running back the ball after a kickoff or punt or interception or fumble
return 35Definition: a tennis stroke that
returns the ball to the other player; "he won the point on a
return 36Definition: a reciprocal group action; "in return we gave them as good as we got"
return 37Definition: the key on electric
typewriters or computer
causes a carriage return and a line feed
return 38Definition: document giving the tax collector information about the
taxpayer''s tax liability; "his gross income was enough that he had to file a tax return"
return 39Definition: a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one); "it brought a sharp rejoinder from the teacher"
return 40Definition: happening again (especially at regular
intervals); "the return of spring"
return 41Definition: the occurrence of a change in direction back in the opposite direction
return 42Definition: the income arising from land or other property; "the average return was about
return 43Definition: go back to a previous state; "We reverted to the old
return 44Definition: be restored; "Her old vigor returned"
return 45Definition: answer back
return 46Definition: submit (a report,
etc.) to someone in authority; "submit a bill to a legislative body"
return 47Definition: go back to something earlier; "This
harks back to a previous remark of his"
return 48Definition: pass down; "render a verdict"; "deliver a judgment"
return 49Definition: make a return; "return a kickback"
return 50Definition: give or supply; "The cow
liters of milk"; "This year''s crop yielded
bushels of corn"; "The estate
renders some revenue for the family"
return 51Definition: come back to place where one has been before, or return to a previous activity
return 52Definition: return to a previous position; in mathematics; "The point returned to the interior of the figure"
return 53Definition: bring back to the point of departure
return 54Definition: 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"
return 55Definition: pay back; "Please refund me my money"
return 56Definition: give back; "render money"
return 57Definition: return in kind; "return a compliment"; "return her love"
return 58Definition: elect again