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synonyms for returns

  • arrival
  • entry
  • rebound
  • recovery
  • restoration
  • acknowledgment
  • answer
  • appearance
  • coming
  • entrance
  • homecoming
  • occurrence
  • reaction
  • reappearance
  • recoil
  • recoiling
  • recompense
  • recrudescence
  • recurrence
  • reinstatement
  • rejoinder
  • replacement
  • repossession
  • restitution
  • restoring
  • retreat
  • reversion
  • reestablishment
  • reoccurrence
  • revisitation
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antonyms for returns

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  • departure
  • exit
  • leaving
  • question
  • debt
  • leave
  • payment
  • request
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How to use returns in a sentence

The remaining figures, being taken from census returns and other reliable authorities, are more satisfactory.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
As he had foreseen, the business of the house rapidly increased: its returns were great.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
The Mugnaia now returns to the box in which she sits in royal state, the observed of all observers.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
I have a little daughter who never returns from a walk in the woods without bringing a bunch of gay flowers.
THE NURSERY, JULY 1873, VOL. XIV. NO. 1VARIOUS
This, however, would probably be more than counterbalanced by the magnificent returns which this locality promises to afford.
ASBESTOSROBERT H. JONES
As she fills each vase she takes it to its place, steps back to consider the effect, and returns to fill the next one.
FIRST PLAYSA. A. MILNE
This engine works well, and returns the steam very regularly every stroke into the boiler.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
He has a right to be offended, if, after telling him what you wish for, he returns to find you already supplied.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
Apparently he finds nothing there, for he returns to the morning-room, looks about him for a moment and then rings the bell.
FIRST PLAYSA. A. MILNE
He returns to prison, and on the encounter between the kings being renewed, again appears, this time in black.
THE THREE DAYS' TOURNAMENTJESSIE L. WESTON
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WORDS RELATED TO RETURNS

  • allotment
  • allowance
  • appropriation
  • bonus
  • carrot
  • check
  • coupon
  • cut
  • dispensation
  • divvy
  • extra
  • gain
  • gravy
  • guerdon
  • interest
  • lagniappe
  • meed
  • pay
  • portion
  • premium
  • prize
  • proceeds
  • remittance
  • returns
  • reward
  • surplus
  • taste
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