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According to WordNet, the verb "return" has 16 sense(s).

202357072 return in kind; "return a compliment"; "return her love".

202229550 be inherited by; "The estate fell to my sister"; "The land returned to the family"; "The estate devolved to an heir that everybody had assumed to be dead".

202284951 pay back; "Please refund me my money".

201062253 pass down; "render a verdict"; "deliver a judgment".

202078294 bring back to the point of departure.

202310007 give back; "render money".

200879028 submit (a report, etc.) to someone in authority; "submit a bill to a legislative body".

200816353 answer back.

201433159 make a return; "return a kickback".

202004874 go or come back to place, condition, or activity where one has been before; "return to your native land"; "the professor returned to his teaching position after serving as Dean".

200959524 go back to something earlier; "This harks back to a previous remark of his".

200387310 go back to a previous state; "We reverted to the old rules".

202401296 elect again.

202005617 return to a previous position; in mathematics; "The point returned to the interior of the figure".

200548153 be restored; "Her old vigor returned".

201629000 give or supply; "The cow brings in 5 liters of milk"; "This year's crop yielded 1,000 bushels of corn"; "The estate renders some revenue for the family".


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