- Document giving the tax collector information about the taxpayer's tax liability.
- usage: "his gross income was enough that he had to file a tax return"
- A coming to or returning home.
- usage: "on his return from Australia we gave him a welcoming party"
- synonyms: homecoming
- The occurrence of a change in direction back in the opposite direction.
- synonyms: coming back
- Getting something back again.
- usage: "upon the restitution of the book to its rightful owner the child was given a tongue lashing"
- The act of going back to a prior location.
- usage: "they set out on their return to the base camp"
- The income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property.
- usage: "the average return was about 5"
- Happening again (especially at regular intervals. )
- usage: "the return of spring"
- synonyms: recurrence
- A quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one. )
- usage: "it brought a sharp rejoinder from the teacher"
- The key on electric typewriters or computer keyboards that causes a carriage return and a line feed.
- synonyms: return key
- A reciprocal group action.
- usage: "in return we gave them as good as we got"
- A tennis stroke that sends the ball back to the other player.
- usage: "he won the point on a cross-court return"
- American football. ( the act of running back the ball after a kickoff or punt or interception or fumble)
- The act of someone appearing again.
- usage: "his reappearance as Hamlet has been long awaited"
- synonyms: reappearance
- Go or come back to place, condition, or activity where one has been before.
- usage: "return to your native land"; "the professor returned to his teaching position after serving as Dean"
- Give back.
- usage: "render money"
- synonyms: render
- Go back to a previous state.
- usage: "We reverted to the old rules"
- Go back to something earlier.
- usage: "This harks back to a previous remark of his"
- Bring back to the point of departure.
- Return in kind.
- usage: "return a compliment"; "return her love"
- Make a return.
- usage: "return a kickback"
- Answer back.
- Be restored.
- usage: "Her old vigor returned"
- synonyms: come back
- Pay back.
- usage: "Please refund me my money"
- Pass down.
- usage: "render a verdict"; "deliver a judgment"
- Elect again.
- synonyms: reelect
- Be inherited by.
- usage: "The estate fell to my sister"; "The land returned to the family"; "The estate devolved to an heir that everybody had assumed to be dead"
- Return to a previous position; in mathematics.
- usage: "The point returned to the interior of the figure"
- Give or supply.
- usage: "The cow brings in 5 liters of milk"; "This year's crop yielded 1, 000 bushels of corn"; "The estate renders some revenue for the family"
- Submit (a report, etc.) to someone in authority.
- usage: "submit a bill to a legislative body"
WordNet 3.0 © 2006 by Princeton University
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