Translation of "return" - English-Portuguese dictionary


verb uk /rɪˈtɜːn/ us /rɪˈtɜrn/

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

voltar, retornar
She returned to the US in 1954.

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

devolver, responder
I have to return the book by Friday.
return to something

to start doing an activity again or talking about something again

retorno a algo
I returned to work three months after Susie was born.

to happen again or start to exist again

You need to go to the doctor if the pain returns.
noun [ no plural ] uk /rɪˈtɜːn/ us /rɪˈtɜrn/

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

retorno, volta, regresso
On / his return to Sydney, he started up a business.

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

tecla enter
Type in the password and press return.

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

passagem de ida e volta
in return

in exchange for something or as a reaction to something

em retribuição
I’d like to give them something in return for everything they’ve done for us.

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