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to return: to come back, to go back, to retreat; to give back, to take back, to pay back
I returned to the city where I was born for the first time in 20 years.
I am going to the bank now and I will return later with the money.
He won't be returning home until quite late because he has a lot of work to finish at the office.
Did you remember to return the DVDs? We will get a fine if we don't return them today.

a return: an arrival, a homecoming
My return to San Francisco was quick. I can't stay away from the place.
I will call you upon my return.

to return (a damaged product): to take back, to give back (a broken product to the shop where you bought it)

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