Translation of "return" - English-Polish dictionary

return

verb uk us /rɪˈtɜːn/
GO BACK [ I ]

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

wracać
She returned to America in 1954.
I won't return from my holiday till May.
GIVE BACK [ T ]

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

zwracać, oddawać
He immediately returned the records to the files.
return to sth

B2 to start doing an activity again or talking about something again

powracać lub wracać do czegoś
I returned to work three months after Susie was born.

to go back to a previous condition

powracać lub wracać do czegoś
Life has begun to return to normal now that the war is over.
HAPPEN AGAIN [ I ]

B2 If something returns, it happens again.

powracać
If the pains return phone the doctor.
DO THE SAME [ T ]

B2 to react to something that someone does or says by doing or saying the same

odwzajemniać, odpowiadać na
I must return Michael's call (= telephone him because he telephoned me earlier).
return a verdict/sentence

to announce if someone is guilty or not guilty or what punishment the person will be given in a law court

ogłaszać werdykt/wyrok
The jury returned a verdict of guilty.
SPORTS [ T ]

to hit or throw a ball back to someone when playing a sport

odbijać

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