Translation of "return" - English-Italian dictionary


verb uk /rɪˈtɜːn/ us /rɪˈtɜrn/

A2 to go or come back to a place where you were before

She returned to the US in 1954. È tornata negli Stati Uniti nel 1954.

A2 to give, send, or put something back where it came from

restituire, rispedire, ricollocare
I have to return the book by Friday. Devo restituire il libro entro venerdì.
return to something

to start doing an activity again or talking about something again

tornare a/su qualcosa
I returned to work three months after Susie was born. Sono tornata al lavoro tre mesi dopo la nascita di Susie.

to happen again or start to exist again

You need to go to the doctor if the pain returns. Devi andare dal medico se torna il dolore.
noun [ no plural ] uk /rɪˈtɜːn/ us /rɪˈtɜrn/

B1 the act of going or coming back to a place where you were before

On / his return to Sydney, he started up a business. Al / suo ritorno a Sydney, ha messo su un’azienda.

B1 [ no plural ] a key on a computer keyboard that is used to make the computer accept information

(tasto) invio
Type in the password and press return. Inserite la password e premete invio.

B1 UK US round-trip ticket a ticket that lets you travel to a place and back again

biglietto di andata e ritorno
in return

in exchange for something or as a reaction to something

in cambio
I’d like to give them something in return for everything they’ve done for us. Vorrei dar loro qualcosa in cambio per tutto quello che hanno fatto per noi.

(Translation of “return” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)