Student Thesaurus

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Entry Word: return
Function: noun
Text: 1 something spoken or written in reaction especially to a question <I was moved by my grandfather's lengthy return to my casual question about his experiences in the Vietnam War> -- see ANSWER 1
2 an increase usually measured in money that comes from labor, business, or property <if we buy better equipment, we'll be able to make the product faster, thus getting a better return on our investment> -- see INCOME
3 the amount of money left when expenses are subtracted from the total amount received <I made a 1000% return on those old baseball cards that I had originally bought for a few dollars> -- see PROFIT 1