come or go back to a former place, condition, or activity
give, put, or send back
come or go back to an earlier activity or condition
give or do sth in exchange
the act or an example of returning
the act of giving, putting, or sending sth back
an amount of money produced as a profit
"his gross income was enough that he had to file a tax return"
"on his return from Australia we gave him a welcoming party"
"upon the restitution of the book to its rightful owner the child was given a tongue lashing"
"they set out on their return to the base camp"
"the average return was about 5%"
"the return of spring"
"it brought a sharp rejoinder from the teacher"
"in return we gave them as good as we got"
"he won the point on a cross-court return"
"his reappearance as Hamlet has been long awaited"
"return to your native land"
"the professor returned to his teaching position after serving as Dean"
"We reverted to the old rules"
"This harks back to a previous remark of his"
"return a compliment"
"return her love"
"return a kickback"
"Her old vigor returned"
"Please refund me my money"
"render a verdict"
"deliver a judgment"
"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"
"The point returned to the interior of the figure"
"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"
"submit a bill to a legislative body"
His return was the signal for..national joy.
出自： J. R. Green
Going back felt disturbingly like a return to school.
出自： V. Brittain
Their blood shall..returne vpon the head of Ioab.
出自：Bible (AV): 1 Kings
Till the earl..was returned from Bologna.
出自： J. Lingard
The subject is one to which..I shall..return.
出自： J. A. Froude
Man's love once gone never returns.
Sounds of battle began to return.
出自： E. Waugh
What grows on the desert returns as dust to dust.
出自： D. C. Peattie
She was returning home.
出自： M. L. King
Ministers had arrived..by train but were returning..by air.
出自： P. Scott
From Earl's Court they returned directly to Paddington.
出自： S. Weintraub
We have made the decision to return blow for blow.
In order to return thanks for his kindness, she went to help him every day.
When I return from the coast,I shall bring good news.
We were tired out when we returned from taking the dog for a walk.
Returning to a city where one used to live can be a saddening experience.
After graduating from a middle school she returned to her home village to do farm work.
During harvest time the farmers often return to the fields in the evening for extra labour.
I shall return to this subject later.
Now she returned to the subject of juvenile delinquency in that country.
现在她又回到了那个国家青少年犯罪的话题上。 return sth to sb/sth
They returned the property to the original owner.
We returned the empty bottles to the shop.
Please return the book to the library before Friday.
You are asked to return the cassette tape recorders to the department office.
He returned a polite answer to our inquiries.
After nearly one year, the bike he lost was returned to him.
All books are to be returned to the library before the end of the term.
学期结束前,所有借的书都必须归还图书馆。 return to sth
The situation has returned to normal in the city.
He has returned to his old habits.
After going straight for a bit, he returned to petty thieving again.
After two weeks' hot weather in Spain we returned with very brown skins.
误 I have returned home for a week.
正 I returned home a week ago.
正 It is a week since I returned home.
误 He'll return back soon.
误 He'll return again soon.
正 He'll return soon.