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Definition of "return" []

  • To go or come back, as to an earlier condition or place. (verb-intransitive)
  • To revert in speech, thought, or practice. (verb-intransitive)
  • To revert to a former owner. (verb-intransitive)
  • To answer or respond. (verb-intransitive)
  • To send, put, or carry back: We return bottles to the store. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "return" in a sentence
  • "Indeed, she can make us no adequate return, but to allow me to return -- the only _return_"
  • "By default only user-defined functions may be overwritten by Runkit. class FunctionMocker protected $_mockedFuncBehaviourMap = array (); public function mock ($funcName, $return = null) $newFuncCode = 'return "'. $return. '""
  • "Since this provider * is creating 'ModelFile', it will need this context ** @return array * / public function getContextClasses () {return array ( 'My_ModelFileContext');} / *** This it the method exposed to the Zend_Tool_Framework client."