Definition Return

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Definition

to return: to come back, to go back, to retreat; to give back, to take back, to pay back
verb
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
noun
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)
verb

Examples

  • "I'm returning to my native continent immediately, if he'll have me back."
  • "Nobody knows this, but every night I return home at seven o'clock to feed my seven cats and watch soap operas while eating bon bons in front of the telly."
  • "I thought that returning to the continent would bring me closer to my roots, instead it has shown me the terrifying consequences of disrupting the European Union."
  • "He'll have a briefcase with him. You will take this briefcase and return immediately."
  • "Brenda : Yes, please tell him that I'm returning his call regarding a meeting next week."
  • "IF MY BODY WASHES UP ON A BEACH, PLEASE RETURN IT TO ITS RIGHTFUL OWNER: BRUNO DELAVIGNE."
  • ""Meeting returning with a phone number"?"
  • "As your Queen, I demand you return that crown immediately."
  • "I should never have returned to Europe: me and my kind are no longer welcome."
  • "I will return shortly."

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