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returning

verb , present participle of return

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1 to bring, send, or put back to a former or proper place
  • when I'm done reading a book, I always return it to the very shelf I got it from
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2 to produce as revenue
  • this technology stock is expected to return a healthy profit
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3 to speak or write in reaction to a question or to another reaction
  • when I asked him to sit down to dinner, he returned that he would come when he was good and ready
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4 to go back to a previous and usually lower state or level
  • vowed to do anything to keep the recovering alcoholic from returning to his dissolute ways
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