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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.”
To occur again
“We thought that we had managed to fix the issue but it would return.”
To put or send back
“Don't forget to return the book when you're done with it.”
To pay back money
“The company has agreed to return my payment as they are unable to fulfill their end of the bargain.”
To repay with something of equivalent value
“I am sure that he will return the favor one of these days.”
To earn or produce as revenue
“We must accept that it may take years to build the business volume that will return profits.”
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.”
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.”
To deliver a result or judgment following deliberation
“The defendant would wait anxiously for the jury to return a verdict.”
To vote into office
“He was determined to elect a legislative majority that would return him to the Senate.”
(tennis) To bat the ball back over the net in response to a serve
“Pete's serve was always very difficult to return.”
An act of going back to an earlier state or situation
“The era saw the return of relative stability, governed by a benevolent regime.”
A profit from an investment
“We have been pleased with the return on our investment thus far.”
A payment or benefit for something
“What will I be getting in return for participating in this survey?”
Something spoken or written in reaction especially to a question
“I was touched by my father's expressive return to my question about his experiences as a youth.”
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.”
The action of returning something
“The natives have strongly demanded for the return of their ancestral land.”
A thing which has been given or sent back, especially an unwanted ticket for a sporting event or play
“The artist had audiences queuing around the block, hoping to snaffle a return to his first show.”
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.”
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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