Die Übersetzung von "return" - Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch


verb /rəˈtəːn/

to come or go back

revenir, retourner
He returns home tomorrow
He returned to London from Paris yesterday
The pain has returned.

to give, send, put etc (something) back where it came from

remettre, rendre
He returned the book to its shelf
Don’t forget to return the books you borrowed.

I’ll return to this topic in a minute.


to do (something) which has been done to oneself

She hit him and he returned the blow
He said how nice it was to see her again, and she returned the compliment.

(of voters) to elect (someone) to Parliament.


(of a jury) to give (a verdict)

The jury returned a verdict of not guilty.

(in tennis etc) to hit (a ball) back to one’s opponent

She returned his serve.
returnable adjective

that can be or that must be returned

a returnable bottle.
return match

a second match played between the same (teams of) players

match revanche
We played the first match on our football pitch – the return match will be on theirs.
return ticket

a round-trip ticket, allowing a person to travel to a place and back again to where he started.

billet d’aller et retour
by return (of post)

by the very next post

par retour du courrier
Please send me your reply by return (of post).
in return (for)

as an exchange (for something)

en échange (de)
We’ll send them whisky and they’ll send us vodka in return: They’ll send us vodka in return for whisky.
many happy returns (of the day)

an expression of good wishes said to a person on his birthday

bon anniversaire
He visited his mother on her birthday to wish her many happy returns.
to return (not return back) someone’s book.

(Die Übersetzung von "return" von PASSWORT Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)