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To come, or go, back to a place or person
“Bo Songvisava decided to return to her native country of Thailand to establish her new restaurant.”
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To occur or happen again
“We thought that we had managed to fix the issue, but it would sadly return.”
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To put or send back
“Don't forget to return the book when you're done with it.”
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To pay back money owed
“The company has agreed to return my payment as they are unable to fulfill their end of the bargain.”
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To repay with something of equivalent value
“I am sure that he will return the favor one of these days.”
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To earn or produce as revenue
“We must accept that it may take years to build the business volume that will return profits.”
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To speak or write in reaction to a question, or to another reaction
“Reporters waited patiently for the spokesperson to return an answer after he was asked a pertinent question.”
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To go back to a previous, and usually lower or unwanted, state or level
“Price levels are unlikely to return to previous low levels after episodic peaks.”
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To deliver a result or judgment following deliberation
“The defendant would wait anxiously for the jury to return a verdict.”
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To vote into office
“He was determined to elect a legislative majority that would return him to the Senate.”
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(tennis) To bat the ball back over the net in response to a serve
“Pete's serve was always very difficult to return.”
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To return to a former or less developed state
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To rebound off something wildly in a seemingly random direction
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Retrace one's step
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To enter again
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Clear away
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Review
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To relinquish possession of
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Visit again
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To take, record the votes of (an electorate)
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To catch or stop (the ball) and return it
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To do something harmful or negative to get revenge for some harm
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Repeat
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Act in response to something; respond in a particular way
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Begin again or continue after a pause or interruption
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Hand over (a person accused or convicted of a crime) to the jurisdiction of the foreign state in which the crime was committed
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Visit as a spirit
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Used to express a wish to follow a particular course of action
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To draw to a close
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Speak or act in opposition to
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To move to face in another direction
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An act of repeating, or going back to, an earlier state or situation
“The era saw the return of relative stability, governed by a benevolent regime.”
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An act of coming back from a bad situation
“Liam Williams is set to make his return from injury in Saracens' pivotal Champions Cup match against the Ospreys.”
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A profit from an investment
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“We have been pleased with the return on our investment thus far.”
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A payment or benefit for something
“What will I be getting in return for participating in this survey?”
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Something said or written in reaction, especially to a question
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“I was touched by my father's expressive return to my question about his experiences as a youth.”
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An act of coming or going back to a place or activity
“Family members were present to welcome her at the airport on her return.”
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The action of returning something
“The natives have strongly demanded the return of their ancestral land.”
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Something which has been given or sent back, especially an unwanted ticket for a paid event
“The artist had audiences queuing around the block, hoping to snaffle a return to his first show.”
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A ticket which allows someone to travel to a place and back again
“I have booked a return from Los Angeles to San Francisco, and back again.”
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An official report or statement submitted in response to a formal demand
“Anybody who doubts the veracity of the figures should consult the US census returns for the year 1880.”
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Compensation for a job, which is usually monetary
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The result or reward of work or activity
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The reason for which something or someone is used or suited for
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A trip there and back
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The amount of something produced by a person, machine, or industry
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The act of coming back
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The process of returning of a person to their country of origin or citizenship
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An action of regressing, a return to a previous state
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Going into again
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(just deserts, idiomatic) A punishment which is deserved or merited
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The action of regaining possession of something in exchange for payment, or clearing a debt
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The recoil of an object bouncing off another
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Revenge taken for an insult, injury, or other wrong
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Rude answer
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A brief extra performance, done after the main performance is complete
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A condition or circumstance that puts one in a favorable or superior position
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The act of relapsing
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A printed document with blank spaces for information to be inserted
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That which is deserved or merited
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The amount of money expected, required, or given in payment for something
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Facts and statistics collected together for reference or analysis
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Remedy or compensation for a wrong or grievance
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The action or process of arriving
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The act of gaining possession in exchange for something (such as a voucher)
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A reason or explanation given to justify a fault or offense
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