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Synonyms for return

Synonyms for return

to come back to a former condition

to go again to a former place

to send, put, or carry back to a former location

to bring back into existence or use

to speak or act in response, as to a question

to give or take mutually

to deliver (an indictment or verdict, for example)

to put (someone) in the possession of a prior position or office

a repeated occurrence

something earned, won, or otherwise acquired

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a coming to or returning home

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the occurrence of a change in direction back in the opposite direction

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getting something back again

the act of going back to a prior location

the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property

happening again (especially at regular intervals)

a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one)

the key on electric typewriters or computer keyboards that causes a carriage return and a line feed

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(American football) the act of running back the ball after a kickoff or punt or interception or fumble

the act of someone appearing again

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give back

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go back to something earlier

bring back to the point of departure

return in kind

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make a return

be restored

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elect again

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return to a previous position

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submit (a report, etc.) to someone in authority

References in classic literature ?
Haredale,' returned the other, rocking himself to and fro as in assent, and nodding at the fire, 'it's extremely manly, and really very generous in you, to meet me in this unreserved and handsome way.
All the good people hereabouts--the neighbourhood in general, I think,' returned the other, with his most affable smile.
There Ned will act exactly as he pleases,' returned the other, sipping his wine; 'that's entirely his affair.
Nothing plainer, my good fellow, nothing easier,' returned the other, shrugging his shoulders and stretching himself more comfortably before the fire.
returned the other, relishing a pinch of snuff extremely.
Pray keep your seat,' returned the other drily, 'I know the way.
The room, sir,' returned John, taking up a candle, and nudging Barnaby and Hugh to accompany them, in case the gentleman should unexpectedly drop down faint or dead from some internal wound, 'the room's as warm as any toast in a tankard.
He has some nonsense that he calls his prayers, sir,' returned old John, officiously.
I beg your pardon,' returned Eugene, with a reluctant smile, 'but will you excuse my mentioning that I always protest against being referred to the bees?
Ye-es,' returned Eugene, disparagingly, 'they work; but don't you think they overdo it?
I come,' returned the other, meeting his eye, 'from many countries.
I have mentioned,' returned the other, with another look at him, and a smile, 'what I aspire to do.
Say nothing,' returned Mr Rokesmith; 'allow me to call on you in a few days.
You see,' returned Mr Boffin, with a confidential sense of dignity,
Why, as to the spelling of it,' returned Mr Boffin, with great presence of mind, 'that's YOUR look out.