Textual thesaurus for "return"

(noun) reappearance

the act of someone appearing again

his reappearance as Hamlet has been long awaited

(noun) homecoming

a coming to or returning home

on his return from Australia we gave him a welcoming party

(noun) regaining, restitution, restoration

getting something back again

upon the restitution of the book to its rightful owner the child was given a tongue lashing

(noun) getting even, paying back

a reciprocal group action

in return we gave them as good as we got

(noun) return key

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

(noun) income tax return, tax return

document giving the tax collector information about the taxpayer's tax liability

his gross income was enough that he had to file a tax return

(noun) rejoinder, replication, retort, riposte, counter, comeback

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

it brought a sharp rejoinder from the teacher

(noun) recurrence

happening again (especially at regular intervals)

the return of spring

(noun) coming back

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

(noun) proceeds, yield, payoff, take, takings, issue

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

the average return was about 5%

(verb) retrovert, revert, regress, turn back

go back to a previous state

We reverted to the old rules

(verb) come back

be restored

Her old vigor returned

(verb) retort, riposte, rejoin, repay, come back

answer back

(verb) hark back, recall, come back

go back to something earlier

This harks back to a previous remark of his

(verb) deliver, render

pass down

render a verdict; deliver a judgment

(verb) give, render, generate, yield

give or supply

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

(verb) take back, bring back

bring back to the point of departure

(verb) devolve, fall, pass

be inherited by

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

(verb) refund, repay, give back

pay back

Please refund me my money

(verb) render

give back

render money

(verb) reelect

elect again