Results for return

Definitions of return:

part of speech: verb intransitive

To come back to the same place or state: to answer: to retort.

part of speech: noun

The act of coming or going back to the same place; the act of coming back to a former state or condition; repayment; profit; requital; an official report.

part of speech: verb transitive

To bring or send back: to transmit: to give back: to repay: to give back in reply: to report: to give an account.

part of speech: noun

The act of going back: revolution: periodic renewal: the act of bringing or sending back: restitution: repayment: the profit on capital or labor: a reply: a report or account, esp. official:- pl. a light tobacco: the news of election contests: the result as determined, legally and officially, with reference to elections: news and results in general.

part of speech: noun

A coming or going back to or from a place, condition, etc.; a restoring or giving back; as, the return of a borrowed book; repayment; that which is received from labor, investment, etc.; profit; advantage; a formal report of results; as, election returns.

part of speech: verb

To come or go back to the same place; to go back to the same state; to revert; to retort; to come again; to bring or send back; to give back; to reply or make answer; to restore; to render.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To come or go back again to the same place or state; go back in thought, etc.; as, to return to the subject; to pass back into possession, as an estate; reply.

part of speech: verb transitive

To send, carry, or put back; restore; to repay; as, to return a call; to produce or yield; as, the garden will return a large profit; to send in reply; as, to return an answer; report officially; render or give in, as to a superior; as, to retu n a report.

Usage examples for return:

alphabet filter

Word of the day

lantern-jawed

Having a thin visage. ...

Popular definitions