Spanish translation of “return”
return verb /rəˈtəːn/
› to come or go back
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
He returned the book to its shelf Don’t forget to return the books you borrowed. › to go back to something you have been discussing earlier
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 noun › a second match played between the same (teams of) players
partido de vuelta/revancha
We played the first match on our football pitch – the return match will be on theirs. return ticket noun › a round-trip ticket, allowing a person to travel to a place and back again to where he started.
billete de ida y vuelta
A return ticket to Northampton, please. by return (of post) › by the very next post
a vuelta de correo
Please send me your reply by return (of post). in return (for) › as an exchange (for something)
a cambio 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
feliz (cumpleaños), felicidades
He visited his mother on her birthday to wish her many happy returns.to return (not return back) someone’s book.