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return address

noun

Simple Definition of return address

  • : an address on an envelope or package that shows where the envelope or package should be returned to if it cannot be delivered

Full Definition of return address

  1. :  an address on an envelope or package that shows where the envelope or package should be returned to if it cannot be delivered <I forgot to put the return address on the envelope.>

Word by Word Definitions

returnplay
  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

addressplay
  1. :  direct, aim

    :  to direct to go :  send

    :  to direct the efforts or attention of (oneself)

  1. :  readiness and capability for dealing (as with a person or problem) skillfully and smoothly :  adroitness

    :  a making ready

    :  a state of preparedness


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