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See definition of returning on Dictionary.com
  • nounthe act of coming back
  • nounthe act of sending back

synonyms for returning

  • rebound
  • retreat
  • return
  • revolving
  • rotating
  • reappearance
  • recurrence
  • reentrance
  • reoccurrence
  • reoccurring
  • repetition
  • reverberation
  • revolution
  • rotation
  • turning back
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How to use returning in a sentence

His enemies persistently insinuated that he was really returning to Spain to support the clericals actively.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
Forget it not: for there is no returning, and thou shalt do him no good, and shalt hurt thyself.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Her white face looked ethereal in the moonlight, and her bloodless lips were quivering with returning life.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Returning to Bithoor the Nana was proclaimed Peishwa amid the booming of cannon and the plaudits of his retainers.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The path completely girdles it, and you can start and walk round the hill, returning to the point you set out from.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
She knew he had divined the one thing she had most dreaded in returning,—the crossing again the threshold of her own room.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
In a hurry to catch the home-returning vessel, the writer appears to have forgotten the change in the year.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
"Just let me work until we arrive somewhere," and she was gone, returning in due time with a man.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
The old musical quality, rich in foundation tone, is returning, but with added power.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
And wherever the Covenant of God will be taken hold upon by men returning to him, the whole heart will be engaged.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
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