Define: Return

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Definition: Return

Quick Summary of Return

The yield or reward from an investment.

What is the dictionary definition of Return?

Dictionary Definition

  1. intransitive To come or go back (to a place or person).
  2. intransitive To go back in thought, narration, or argument.
  3. intransitive, obsolete To turn back, retreat.


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Modern Language Association (MLA):
Return. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. January 21, 2020
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Return. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: January 21, 2020).
American Psychological Association (APA):
Return. Retrieved January 21, 2020, from website:

Definition Sources

Definitions for Return are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 23rd December 2018.