upon/on someone's return

Definition of upon/on someone's return

somewhat formal

  1. :  when someone returns or returned Upon/on his return, he found a note taped to the door. —often + from She became sick on her return from America.

Word by Word Definitions

uponplay
  1. :  on

  1. :  on the surface :  on it

    :  thereafter, thereon

someoneplay
  1. :  some person :  somebody

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 (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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