Translation of "return" - English-Polish dictionary

return

verb uk /rɪˈtɜːn/ us
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)