- [noun] document giving the tax collector information about the taxpayer's tax liability; "his gross income was enough that he had to file a tax return"
Synonyms: tax income tax
- [noun] a coming to or returning home; "on his return from Australia we gave him a welcoming party"
- [noun] the occurrence of a change in direction back in the opposite direction
Synonyms: coming back
- [noun] getting something back again; "upon the restitution of the book to its rightful owner the child was given a tongue lashing"
Synonyms: restitution, restoration, regaining
- [noun] the act of returning to a prior location; "they set out on their return to the base camp"
- [noun] the income arising from land or other property; "the average return was about 5%"
Synonyms: issue, proceeds, take, takings, yield, payoff
- [noun] happening again (especially at regular intervals); "the return of spring"
- [noun] a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one); "it brought a sharp rejoinder from the teacher"
Synonyms: rejoinder, retort, riposte, replication, comeback, counter
- [noun] the key on electric typewriters or computer keyboards that causes a carriage return and a line feed
- [noun] a reciprocal group action; "in return we gave them as good as we got"
Synonyms: paying back, getting even
- [noun] a tennis stroke that returns the ball to the other player; "he won the point on a cross-court return"
- [noun] (American football) the act of running back the ball after a kickoff or punt or interception or fumble
- [noun] the act of someone appearing again; "his reappearance as Hamlet has been long awaited"
- [verb] come back to place where one has been before, or return to a previous activity
Synonyms: go back, get back, come back
- [verb] give back; "render money"
- [verb] go back to a previous state; "We reverted to the old rules"
Synonyms: revert, retrovert, regress, turn back
- [verb] go back to something earlier; "This harks back to a previous remark of his"
Synonyms: hark back, come back, recall
- [verb] bring back to the point of departure
Synonyms: take back, bring back
- [verb] return in kind; "return a compliment"; "return her love"
- [verb] make a return; "return a kickback"
- [verb] answer back
Synonyms: retort, come back, repay, riposte, rejoin
- [verb] be restored; "Her old vigor returned"
Synonyms: come back
- [verb] pay back; "Please refund me my money"
Synonyms: refund, repay, give back
- [verb] pass down; "render a verdict"; "deliver a judgment"
Synonyms: render, deliver
- [verb] elect again
- [verb] be inherited by; "The estate fell to my sister"; "The land returned to the family"; "The estate devolved to an heir that everybody had assumed to be dead"
Synonyms: fall, pass, devolve
- [verb] return to a previous position; in mathematics; "The point returned to the interior of the figure"
- [verb] give or supply; "The cow brings in 5 liters of milk"; "This year's crop yielded 1,000 bushels of corn"; "The estate renders some revenue for the family"
Synonyms: render, yield, give, generate
- [verb] submit (a report, etc.) to someone in authority; "submit a bill to a legislative body"
resurrect, rise, uprise
backtrack, turn back, double back
cut back, flash back
go home, head home
feed back, resubmit
relapse, lapse, recidivate, regress, retrogress, fall back
recover, go back, recuperate
recur, go back
- report out
- amended return
declaration of estimated tax, estimated tax return
- false return
- information return
- joint return
economic rent, rent
atavism, reversion, throwback
sass, sassing, backtalk, back talk, lip, mouth
- tit for tat
forehand, forehand stroke, forehand shot
backhand, backhand stroke, backhand shot
chop, chop shot
- ground stroke
- half volley
drop shot, dink
- passing shot