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noun as in the act of sending back

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How do you feel about Archer and the gang abandoning the cartel and returning to the office?

The story of the soldier returning home to a country he no longer recognizes is a very old one.

A few weeks after returning from England, I was trolling the dairy section and came across the Cotswold Double Gloucester.

“A few words and we fell in love,” she says, the smile of her teenage years returning to her face.

He spent three days in a rubber room wearing a plastic smock before returning.

His enemies persistently insinuated that he was really returning to Spain to support the clericals actively.

Forget it not: for there is no returning, and thou shalt do him no good, and shalt hurt thyself.

Her white face looked ethereal in the moonlight, and her bloodless lips were quivering with returning life.

Returning to Bithoor the Nana was proclaimed Peishwa amid the booming of cannon and the plaudits of his retainers.

The path completely girdles it, and you can start and walk round the hill, returning to the point you set out from.


On this page you'll find 25 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to returning, such as: rebound, null, retreat, return, revolving, and rotating.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.