return to

Definition of return to

  1. 1 :  to go to (a place where one works, studies, etc.) again after being away for a time When do you return to school?

  2. 2 :  to start doing or using (something) again especially after a long time She hopes to return to working at home next week.

  3. 3 :  to start an activity again that relates to (something) He returned to his book after feeding the cat. Let's return to your first question.

  4. 4 :  to change back to (an earlier or original condition or state) She soon returned to her old habits. His breathing returned to normal.

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 (such 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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