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Synonyms for (noun) return

Synonyms: reappearance, return Definition: the act of someone appearing again Usage: his reappearance as Hamlet has been long awaited

Hypernyms: appearance Definition: the act of appearing in public view Usage: the rookie made a brief appearance in the first period; it was Bernhardt's last appearance in America

Synonyms: return, homecoming Definition: a coming to or returning home Usage: on his return from Australia we gave him a welcoming party

Hypernyms: arrival Definition: the act of arriving at a certain place Usage: they awaited her arrival

Synonyms: regaining, restitution, restoration, return Definition: getting something back again Usage: upon the restitution of the book to its rightful owner the child was given a tongue lashing

Hypernyms: acquisition Definition: the act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something Usage: the acquisition of wealth; the acquisition of one company by another

Synonyms: return Definition: the act of going back to a prior location Usage: they set out on their return to the base camp

Hypernyms: motion, move, movement Definition: the act of changing location from one place to another Usage: police controlled the motion of the crowd; the movement of people from the farms to the cities; his move put him directly in my path

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

Hypernyms: run, running, running game, running play Definition: (American football) a play in which a player attempts to carry the ball through or past the opposing team Usage: the defensive line braced to stop the run; the coach put great emphasis on running

Synonyms: return Definition: a tennis stroke that sends the ball back to the other player Usage: he won the point on a cross-court return

Hypernyms: tennis shot, tennis stroke Definition: the act of hitting a tennis ball with a tennis racket

Synonyms: getting even, return, paying back Definition: a reciprocal group action Usage: in return we gave them as good as we got

Hypernyms: group action Definition: action taken by a group of people

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

Hypernyms: key Definition: a lever (as in a keyboard) that actuates a mechanism when depressed

Synonyms: return, income tax return, tax return Definition: 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

Hypernyms: instrument, legal document, legal instrument, official document Definition: (law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right

Synonyms: rejoinder, replication, retort, return, riposte, counter, comeback Definition: a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one) Usage: it brought a sharp rejoinder from the teacher

Hypernyms: response, reply Definition: the speech act of continuing a conversational exchange Usage: he growled his reply

Synonyms: recurrence, return Definition: happening again (especially at regular intervals) Usage: the return of spring

Hypernyms: repeat, repetition Definition: an event that repeats Usage: the events today were a repeat of yesterday's

Synonyms: return, coming back Definition: the occurrence of a change in direction back in the opposite direction

Hypernyms: turn, turning Definition: a movement in a new direction Usage: the turning of the wind

Synonyms: proceeds, return, yield, payoff, take, takings, issue Definition: the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property Usage: the average return was about 5%

Hypernyms: income Definition: the financial gain (earned or unearned) accruing over a given period of time

Synonyms for (verb) return

Synonyms: retrovert, return, revert, regress, turn back Definition: go back to a previous state Usage: We reverted to the old rules

Hypernyms: turn, change by reversal, reverse Definition: change to the contrary Usage: The trend was reversed; the tides turned against him; public opinion turned when it was revealed that the president had an affair with a White House intern

Synonyms: return, come back Definition: be restored Usage: Her old vigor returned

Hypernyms: re-emerge, reappear Definition: appear again Usage: The sores reappeared on her body; Her husband reappeared after having left her years ago

Synonyms: retort, return, riposte, rejoin, repay, come back Definition: answer back

Hypernyms: answer, reply, respond Definition: react verbally Usage: She didn't want to answer; answer the question; We answered that we would accept the invitation

Synonyms: return Definition: submit (a report, etc.) to someone in authority Usage: submit a bill to a legislative body

Hypernyms: subject, submit Definition: refer for judgment or consideration Usage: The lawyers submitted the material to the court

Synonyms: hark back, return, recall, come back Definition: go back to something earlier Usage: This harks back to a previous remark of his

Hypernyms: denote, refer Definition: have as a meaning Usage: `multi-' denotes `many'

Synonyms: deliver, render, return Definition: pass down Usage: render a verdict; deliver a judgment

Hypernyms: put across, pass, pass along, pass on, communicate Definition: transmit information Usage: Please communicate this message to all employees; pass along the good news

Synonyms: return Definition: make a return Usage: return a kickback

Hypernyms: transport, carry Definition: move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body Usage: You must carry your camping gear; carry the suitcases to the car; This train is carrying nuclear waste; These pipes carry waste water into the river

Synonyms: give, return, render, generate, yield Definition: 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

Hypernyms: create, make, produce Definition: create or manufacture a man-made product Usage: We produce more cars than we can sell; The company has been making toys for two centuries

Synonyms: return Definition: 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

Hypernyms: go, locomote, travel, move Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically Usage: How fast does your new car go?; We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus; The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect; The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell; news travelled fast

Synonyms: return Definition: return to a previous position; in mathematics Usage: The point returned to the interior of the figure

Hypernyms: return Definition: 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

Synonyms: take back, return, bring back Definition: bring back to the point of departure

Hypernyms: bring, convey, take Definition: take something or somebody with oneself somewhere Usage: Bring me the box from the other room; Take these letters to the boss; This brings me to the main point

Synonyms: devolve, return, fall, pass Definition: 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

Hypernyms: change hands, change owners Definition: be transferred to another owner Usage: This restaurant changed hands twice last year

Synonyms: return, refund, repay, give back Definition: pay back Usage: Please refund me my money

Hypernyms: pay Definition: give money, usually in exchange for goods or services Usage: I paid four dollars for this sandwich; Pay the waitress, please

Synonyms: render, return Definition: give back Usage: render money

Hypernyms: give Definition: transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody Usage: I gave her my money; can you give me lessons?; She gave the children lots of love and tender loving care

Synonyms: return Definition: return in kind Usage: return a compliment; return her love

Hypernyms: reciprocate Definition: act, feel, or give mutually or in return Usage: We always invite the neighbors and they never reciprocate!

Synonyms: return, reelect Definition: elect again

Hypernyms: elect Definition: select by a vote for an office or membership Usage: We elected him chairman of the board