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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 ?
Martha Bardell to commence an action against you for a breach of promise of marriage, for which the plaintiff lays her damages at fifteen hundred pounds, we beg to inform you that a writ has been issued against you in this suit in the Court of Common Pleas; and request to know, by return of post, the name of your attorney in London, who will accept service thereof.
The Standard Board's response was received almost by return of post.
London, July 27 ( ANI ): A Seattle-based company, Bombsheller, allows its consumers to create their own clothing and then delivers the customized garments by return of post.
I adhered to this request and received a reply by return of post stating that my case had been considered carefully.
A lot of people just sent it back, virtually by return of post.
and sure enough, Jolly Roger obliged by return of post.
A reply came almost by return of post from Buckingham Palace aide Robert Fellows explaining that the pigeons living on the roof of the town hall had become a pest and had to be controlled.