Re-turn Re-turn", v. t. & i. To turn again. [1913 Webster]

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  • re-turn — /rē tûrnˈ/ transitive verb and intransitive verb To turn again or back ORIGIN: ↑re …   Useful english dictionary

  • re|turn — …   Useful english dictionary

  • re|turn|a|ble — «rih TUR nuh buhl», adjective, noun. –adj. 1. that can be returned: »returnable merchandise. 2. meant or required to be returned: »They hinted that returnable missiles from either of these planets could introduce something on the earth (Science… …   Useful english dictionary

  • re|turn|ee — «rih TUR NEE, TUR nee», noun. 1. a person who comes bacespecially one who has returned to his own country after capture or service abroad: »The total number of returnees rose at the appliance division plant (Wall Street Journal). 2. a person who… …   Useful english dictionary

  • re|turn|er — «rih TUR nuhr», noun. a person or thing that returns …   Useful english dictionary

  • re|turn|ing board — «rih TUR nihng», U.S. a board appointed in some states to determine the results of elections …   Useful english dictionary

  • re|turn´less — …   Useful english dictionary

  • re·turn·able — /rıˈtɚnəbəl/ adj 1 : allowed to be exchanged for a small amount of money at a place that collects empty bottles and cans so that they can be used again returnable bottles/cans 2 : allowed to be returned Sale items are not returnable …   Useful english dictionary

  • re·turn·ee — /rıˌtɚˈniː/ noun, pl ees [count] : someone who returns to a place or activity; especially : someone who returns to a country after being in another country in prison, in military service, etc …   Useful english dictionary

  • re·turn·er — /rıˈtɚnɚ/ noun, pl ers [count] 1 Brit : someone who goes back to work after not working for a long period of time 2 American football : a player who returns a punt or kickoff a punt returner …   Useful english dictionary

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