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in return

Definition of in return

  1. :  in payment or exchange <She helps out and expects nothing in return.> —often + for <He worked in return for a free meal.>



Word by Word Definitions

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  1. :  to go back or come back again

    :  to go back in thought, practice, or condition :  revert

    :  to pass back to an earlier possessor

  1. :  the act of coming back to or from a place or condition

    :  a regular or frequent returning :  recurrence

    :  the delivery of a legal order (as a writ) to the proper officer or court

  1. :  having or formed by a change of direction

    :  doubled on itself

    :  played, delivered, or given in return


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