Return Synonyms & Definitions

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• ReturnDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (v. t.) To report, or bring back and make known.
  2. (n.) A payment; a remittance; a requital.
  3. (v. t.) Hence, to elect according to the official report of the election officers.
  4. (v. t.) To convey into official custody, or to a general depository.
  5. (v. t.) To lead in response to the lead of ones partner; as, to return a trump; to return a diamond for a club.
  6. (v. t.) 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.
  7. (n.) An answer; as, a return to ones question.
  8. (n.) 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.
  9. (n.) That which is returned.
  10. (n.) 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.
  11. (n.) 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 provisions, etc.
  12. (v. t.) To bat (the ball) back over the net.
  13. (n.) 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.
  14. (v. t.) To give back in reply; as, to return an answer; to return thanks.
  15. (v. i.) To speak in answer; to reply; to respond.
  16. (v. t.) To bring, carry, send, or turn, back; as, to return a borrowed book, or a hired horse.
  17. (n.) The rendering back or delivery of writ, precept, or execution, to the proper officer or court.
  18. (v. t.) To repay; as, to return borrowed money.
  19. (n.) A day in bank. See Return day, below.
  20. (n.) The sending back of a commission with the certificate of the commissioners.
  21. (v. t.) 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.
  22. (n.) The turnings and windings of a trench or mine.
  23. (n.) The certificate of an officer stating what he has done in execution of a writ, precept, etc., indorsed on the document.
  24. (v. i.) To revert; to pass back into possession.
  25. (n.) 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.
  26. (v. t.) To retort; to throw back; as, to return the lie.
  27. (v. t.) To give in requital or recompense; to requite.
  28. (v. i.) To turn back; to go or come again to the same place or condition.
  29. (n.) The profit on, or advantage received from, labor, or an investment, undertaking, adventure, etc.
  30. (v. i.) To go back in thought, narration, or argument.
  31. (v. i.) To come back, or begin again, after an interval, regular or irregular; to appear again.

• ReturnedDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (imp. & p. p.) of Return