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Definizione monolingua e traduzione return



Inglese grammatica

return


Verb

return (third-person singular simple present returns, present participle returning, simple past and past participle returned)


  1. (intransitive) To come or go back (to a place or person).
    Although the birds fly north for the summer, they return here in winter.
  2. (intransitive) To go back in thought, narration, or argument.
    To return to my story...
  3. (intransitive, obsolete) To turn back, retreat.
    • 1485, Sir Thomas Malory, Le Morte Darthur, Book V:
      ‘I suppose here is none woll be glad to returne – and as for me,’ seyde Sir Cador, ‘I had lever dye this day that onys to turne my bak.’
  4. (transitive, obsolete) To turn (something) round.
    • 1485, Sir Thomas Malory, Le Morte Darthur, Book X:
      Whan Kyng Marke harde hym sey that worde, he returned his horse and abode by hym.
  5. (transitive) To put (place) something back where it had been.
    Please return your hands to your lap.
  6. (transitive) To give something back to its original holder or owner.
    You should return the library book within one month.
  7. (transitive) To take something back to a retailer for a refund.
    If the goods dont work, you can return them.
  8. (tennis) To bat the ball back over the net in response to a serve.
    The player couldnt return the serve because it was so fast.
  9. (card games) To play a card as a result of another players lead.
    If one players plays a trump, the others must return a trump.
  10. (cricket) To throw a ball back to the wicket-keeper (or a fielder at that position) from somewhere in the field.
  11. (transitive) To say in reply; to respond.
    • 1897, Henry James, What Maisie Knew:
      ‘Ah my good friend, I do look out!’ the young man returned while Maisie helped herself afresh to bread and butter.
  12. (intransitive, computing) To relinquish control to the calling procedure.
  13. (transitive, computing) To pass (data) back to the calling procedure.
    This function returns the number of files in the directory.
Noun

return (plural returns)


  1. The act of returning.
    ""I expect the house to be spotless upon my return.""
  2. A return ticket.
    Do you want a one-way or return?
  3. An item that is returned, e.g. due to a defect.
    Last year there were 250 returns of this product, an improvement on the 500 returns the year before.
  4. (finance) Gain or loss from an investment.
    It yielded a return of 5%.
  5. (taxation, finance): A report of income submitted to a government for purposes of specifying exact tax payment amounts. A tax return.
    Hand in your return by the end of the tax year.
  6. (computing) A carriage return character.
  7. (computing) The act of relinquishing control to the calling procedure.
  8. (computing) A return value: the data passed back from a called procedure.
  9. A short perpendicular extension of a desk, usually slightly lower.
  10. (American football) Catching a ball after a punt and running it back towards the opposing team.
  11. (cricket) A throw from a fielder to the wicket-keeper or to another fielder at the wicket.
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