- return [n1] coming again acknowledgment, answer, appearance, arrival, coming, entrance, entry, homecoming, occurrence, reaction, reappearance, rebound, recoil, recoiling, recompense, recompensing, recovery, recrudescence, recurrence, reestablishment, reinstatement, rejoinder, reoccurrence, replacement, repossession, restitution, restoration, restoring, retreat, reversion, revisitation; concepts 4,695 —Ant. departure, leave return [n2] earnings, benefit accrual, accruement, advantage, avail, compensation, gain, gate, income, interest, lucre, proceeds, profit, reciprocation, recompense, reimbursement, reparation, repayment, requital, results, retaliation, revenue, reward, take*, takings, yield; concepts 340,710 —Ant. debt, payment return [n3] answer antiphon, comeback, rejoinder, reply, respond, response, retort, riposte; concept 278 —Ant. question, request return [n4] summary account, form, list, record, report, statement, tabulation; concepts 283,331 return [v1] go back, turn back back up, bounce back, circle back, come again, come back, double back, go again, hark back to, move back, react, reappear, rebound, recoil, reconsider, recrudesce, recur, reel back, reenter, reexamine, reoccur, repair, repeat, retire, retrace steps, retreat, revert, revisit, revolve, rotate, turn, concepts 159,242 —Ant. depart, leave return [v2] give back, send back bestow, carry back, convey, give, hand back, make restitution, pay back, put back, react, rebate, reciprocate, recompense, reestablish, refund, reimburse, reinsert, reinstate, remit, render, repay, replace, requite, reseat, restitute, restore, retaliate, roll back, send, take back, thrust back, toss back, transmit; concepts 108,131,217 —Ant. keep, take return [v3] earn bring in, cash in on*, clean up*, clear*, make, make a killing*, net, pay, pay dividend, pay off, repay, score, show profit, yield; concept 330 —Ant. pay return [v4] answer announce, arrive at, bring in, come back, come in, come to, communicate, declare, deliver, pass, rejoin, render, reply, report, respond, retort, state, submit; concept 45 —Ant. ask, request
New thesaurus. 2014.