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return

verb /rəˈtəːn/
to come or go back
volver, regresar
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
devolver
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
volver
I’ll return to this topic in a minute
to do (something) which has been done to oneself
devolver
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.
elegir
(of a jury) to give (a verdict)
pronunciar, declarar
The jury returned a verdict of not guilty.
(in tennis etc) to hit (a ball) back to one’s opponent
devolver
She returned his serve.
returnable adjective that can be or that must be returned
retornable
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.
(Definition of return from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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