Definition of Returns

1. Noun. (plural of return) ¹



2. Noun. (pluralonly) Merchandise returned to a retailer or wholesaler by a purchaser. ¹

3. Noun. (pluralonly) Unsold merchandise returned to the supplier. ¹

4. Verb. (third-person singular of return) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Returns

1. return [v] - See also: return

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Returns

returned
returnee
returnees
returner
returners
returnest
returneth
returnik
returniks
returning
returning(a)
returning cycle
returning officer
returning officers
returnless
returns (current term)
retuse
retweet
retweeted
retweeting
retweets
retwist
retwisted
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retwists
retying
retype
retyped
retypes
retyping

Literary usage of Returns

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1. The Lancet (1842)
"THE pressure of other matters has prevented us from before noticing some of the important facts elicited in the last Reports, founded on the returns of the ..."

2. Index of Economic Material in Documents of the States of the United States by Adelaide Rosalia Hasse (1908)
"Abstr. of returns of overseers of the poor; see Maintenance: State. ... Registry and returns of births, marriages, and deaths; see Vital Statistics. ..."

3. Annual Report by New Hampshire Railroad Commissioners (1907)
"RAILROAD returns. The carelessness which writes some laws into our statute books was illustrated by the legislature of 1907 in the passage of this act: ..."

4. Principles of Economics by Frank William Taussig (1921)
"The existence of rent is dependen *•• upon diminishing returns from land. ... Qualifications of the principle of diminishing returns: a possible stage of ..."

5. Juvenile Offenders by William Douglas Morrison (1896)
"IT is impossible to measure the exact proportions of juvenile crime among civilised communities owing to the inevitable imperfection of all official returns ..."

6. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"In some States the individual voting districts send their returns direct to the secretary of state; in other States these returns are sent to the presiding ..."

7. Principles of Economics by Frank William Taussig (1915)
"earlier installments: they encounter diminishing returns. Oi this same difficulty may be met by others who add to the supply. Given the tendency, the result ..."

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