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noun as in emolument

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noun as in poll

noun as in proceeds

noun as in take

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Example Sentences

I think if you keep trying to do things the same way it becomes diminishing returns.

When ‘Downton Abbey’ returns Sunday night, its fashion fans are in for a familiar treat.

Sabrine says that if Ziad returns, she will make him leave the army.

Six months of sterility results, after which normal fertility returns.

The industry lore is downright jaw-dropping in the details of the cons known as “brick-in-box” returns.

The remaining figures, being taken from census returns and other reliable authorities, are more satisfactory.

As he had foreseen, the business of the house rapidly increased: its returns were great.

The Mugnaia now returns to the box in which she sits in royal state, the observed of all observers.

I have a little daughter who never returns from a walk in the woods without bringing a bunch of gay flowers.

This, however, would probably be more than counterbalanced by the magnificent returns which this locality promises to afford.


On this page you'll find 257 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to returns, such as: allowance, bonus, coupon, gain, premium, and proceeds.

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