return

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/rɪˈt3ːrn/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/rɪˈtɝn/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ri tûrn)


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return

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. return [home, to work]
  2. [forced, had] to return [home] (after)
  3. return to the scene of the crime
  4. return to [bed, sleep]
  5. return to [normal, its previous levels]
  6. returned to [the earth, the soil, dust]
  7. gone, never to return
  8. return the [book, car] to the [library, shelf, dealer]
  9. don't forget to return the [book]
  10. return a [broken, defective] purchase
  11. return your [call, email]
  12. return the [favor, compliment, gesture]
  13. returned her compliment
  14. return a [nice, tidy, neat, large] profit
  15. [investments, stocks] are (finally) returning [interest, dividends]
  16. returning to [previous, last year's, record] dividends
  17. returned its value
  18. return it for [repair, refund, exchange, credit]
  19. return to the main [issue, point, question]
  20. returned a verdict of [guilty, not guilty, accidental death]
  21. the jury returned [its, their] verdict
  22. [must, needs to] be returned by [Friday]
  23. [recently, immediately] returned
n
  1. have a [safe, quick, swift] return
  2. wished her a [safe] return
  3. his children [waited, yearned, longed] for his return
  4. the family [ate, left, embraced] upon her return
  5. awaited her return from [the office, vacation]
  6. made his return to the [game, big screen]
  7. a [low, medium, high, fair, reasonable, great] return (on)
  8. [earned, yielded] a 10- [point, percent] return
  9. a (good) return on your investment
  10. the [average, likely, total] return (on investment)
  11. [declare, submit, post, fill in] your tax returns
  12. the election returns have been [counted, processed, scrutinized]
  13. [votes, support] in return for [favors, benefits]
  14. [book, clothes, DVD, product] returns
  15. the [store, shop] doesn't accept returns
  16. would like to make a return
  17. exchanges and returns
  18. [process, analyze, repair, bin] the returns
  19. would you like a single or a return?
  20. the [song, movie, book] marked a return to the early days
  21. a return to [traditional, old, ancient] ways
  22. the return of [winter, summer, fall]
  23. the return of the [mini skirt]
adj
  1. return [shipping, postage] is included
  2. what is your return address
  3. use a return [envelope, label]
  4. UK: a return [ticket, journey] to (London)
  5. return [cargo, policies]
  6. [is there, do you have] a return policy?
  7. return [statement, value]
additional examples
  1. return [home, to work]
  2. have a [safe, quick, swift] return
  3. return [shipping, postage] is included
  4. [forced, had] to return [home] (after)
  5. wished her a [safe] return
  6. what is your return address
  7. return to the scene of the crime
  8. his children [waited, yearned, longed] for his return
  9. use a return [envelope, label]
  10. return to [bed, sleep]
  11. the family [ate, left, embraced] upon her return
  12. UK: a return [ticket, journey] to (London)
  13. return to [normal, its previous levels]
  14. awaited her return from [the office, vacation]
  15. US: a round-trip [ticket] to (London)
  16. returned to [the earth, the soil, dust]
  17. made his return to the [game, big screen]
  18. return [cargo, policies]
  19. gone, never to return
  20. a [low, medium, high, fair, reasonable, great] return (on)
  21. [is there, do you have] a return policy?
  22. return the [book, car] to the [library, shelf, dealer]
  23. [earned, yielded] a 10- [point, percent] return
  24. return [statement, value]
  25. don't forget to return the [book]
  26. a (good) return on your investment
  27. return a [broken, defective] purchase
  28. the [average, likely, total] return (on investment)
  29. return your [call, email]
  30. [declare, submit, post, fill in] your tax returns
  31. return the [favor, compliment, gesture]
  32. the election returns have been [counted, processed, scrutinized]
  33. returned her compliment
  34. [votes, support] in return for [favors, benefits]
  35. return a [nice, tidy, neat, large] profit
  36. [book, clothes, DVD, product] returns
  37. [investments, stocks] are (finally) returning [interest, dividends]
  38. the [store, shop] doesn't accept returns
  39. returning to [previous, last year's, record] dividends
  40. would like to make a return
  41. returned its value
  42. exchanges and returns
  43. return it for [repair, refund, exchange, credit]
  44. [process, analyze, repair, bin] the returns
  45. return to the main [issue, point, question]
  46. would you like a single or a return?
  47. returned a verdict of [guilty, not guilty, accidental death]
  48. the [song, movie, book] marked a return to the early days
  49. the jury returned [its, their] verdict
  50. a return to [traditional, old, ancient] ways
  51. [must, needs to] be returned by [Friday]
  52. the return of [winter, summer, fall]
  53. [recently, immediately] returned
  54. the return of the [mini skirt]
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