DEFINE_COM_1576402851.html

#top

Define.com, FreeWorldBank.org, hdcolors.com, LibertarianCare.org, WorldJubilee.org and FairUseTV.org are SMALL PARTS of an EDUCATIONAL NONPROFIT GLOBAL PEACE INITIATIVE whose PURPOSE is to PROMOTE worldwide electronic democracy, universal home ownership, free universal health care, a guaranteed lifetime income, medicine and nursing in particular, science, academia, engineering, programming, writing, art, creativity, imagination, reason, critical thinking, peace, citizen equality, race and gender equality, civil rights, free universal education, free internet, free electricity, free water, free electric transportation, personal liberty, freedom of speech, freedom of the press, animal rights, compassionate and nonviolent parenting, social and economic justice, social and ecological responsibility, sustainability, biodiversity, environmentally responsible global economic development, open and transparent government, global monetary reform, secularism, cognitive liberty and a permanent cessation of the War on Drugs.

GOOD BAD SERIOUS CRITICAL NEUTRAL
Return

5 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Re-turn \Re-turn"\, verb (used with an object) & i. To turn again.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Return \Re*turn"\, verb (used without an object) [imp. & p. p. {Returned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Returning}.] [OE. returnen, retournen, F. retourner; pref. re- re- + tourner to turn. See {Turn}.]

1. To turn back; to go or come again to the same place or condition. "Return to your father's house." --Chaucer.

On their embattled ranks the waves return. --Milton.

If they returned out of bondage, it must be into a state of freedom. --Locke.

Dust thou art, and unto dust shalt thou return. --Gen. iii. 19.

2. To come back, or begin again, after an interval, regular or irregular; to appear again.

With the year Seasons return; but not me returns Day or the sweet approach of even or morn. --Milton.

3. To speak in answer; to reply; to respond.

He said, and thus the queen of heaven returned. --Pope.

4. To revert; to pass back into possession.

And Jeroboam said in his heart, Now shall the kingdom return to the house of David. --1Kings xii. 26.

5. To go back in thought, narration, or argument. "But to return to my story." --Fielding.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Return \Re*turn"\, verb (used with an object)

1. To bring, carry, send, or turn, back; as, to return a borrowed book, or a hired horse.

Both fled attonce, ne ever back returned eye. --Spenser.

2. To repay; as, to return borrowed money.

3. To give in requital or recompense; to requite.

The Lord shall return thy wickedness upon thine own head. --1 Kings ii. 44.

4. To give back in reply; as, to return an answer; to return thanks.

5. To retort; to throw back; as, to return the lie.

If you are a malicious reader, you return upon me, that I affect to be thought more impartial than I am. --Dryden.

6. To report, or bring back and make known.

And all the people answered together, . . . and Moses returned the words of the people unto the Lord. --Ex. xix. 8.

7. To render, as an account, usually an official account, to a superior; to report officially by a list or statement; as, to return a list of stores, of killed or wounded; to return the result of an election.

8. Hence, to elect according to the official report of the election officers. [Eng.]

9. To bring or send back to a tribunal, or to an office, with a certificate of what has been done; as, to return a writ.

10. To convey into official custody, or to a general depository.

Instead of a ship, he should levy money, and return the same to the treasurer for his majesty's use. --Clarendon.

11. (Tennis) To bat (the ball) back over the net.

12. (Card Playing) To lead in response to the lead of one's partner; as, to return a trump; to return a diamond for a club.

{To return a lead} (Card Playing), to lead the same suit led by one's partner.

Syn: To restore; requite; repay; recompense; render; remit; report.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Return \Re*turn"\, noun

1. The act of returning (intransitive), or coming back to the same place or condition; as, the return of one long absent; the return of health; the return of the seasons, or of an anniversary.

At the return of the year the king of Syria will come up against thee. --1 Kings xx. 22.

His personal return was most required and necessary. --Shak.

2. The act of returning (transitive), or sending back to the same place or condition; restitution; repayment; requital; retribution; as, the return of anything borrowed, as a book or money; a good return in tennis.

You made my liberty your late request: Is no return due from a grateful breast? --Dryden.

3. That which is returned. Specifically: (a) A payment; a remittance; a requital.

I do expect return Of thrice three times the value of this bond. --Shak. (b) An answer; as, a return to one's question. (c) An account, or formal report, of an action performed, of a duty discharged, of facts or statistics, and the like; as, election returns; a return of the amount of goods produced or sold; especially, in the plural, a set of tabulated statistics prepared for general information. (d) The profit on, or advantage received from, labor, or an investment, undertaking, adventure, etc.

The fruit from many days of recreation is very little; but from these few hours we spend in prayer, the return is great. --Jer. Taylor.

4. (Arch.) The continuation in a different direction, most often at a right angle, of a building, face of a building, or any member, as a molding or mold; -- applied to the shorter in contradistinction to the longer; thus, a facade of sixty feet east and west has a return of twenty feet north and south.

5. (Law) (a) The rendering back or delivery of writ, precept, or execution, to the proper officer or court. (b) The certificate of an officer stating what he has done in execution of a writ, precept, etc., indorsed on the document. (c) The sending back of a commission with the certificate of the commissioners. (d) A day in bank. See {Return day}, below. --Blackstone.

6. (Mil. & Naval) An official account, report, or statement, rendered to the commander or other superior officer; as, the return of men fit for duty; the return of the number of the sick; the return of provisions, etc.

7. pl. (Fort. & Mining) The turnings and windings of a trench or mine.

{Return ball}, a ball held by an elastic string so that it returns to the hand from which it is thrown, -- used as a plaything.

{Return bend}, a pipe fitting for connecting the contiguous ends of two nearly parallel pipes lying alongside or one above another.

{Return day} (Law), the day when the defendant is to appear in court, and the sheriff is to return the writ and his proceedings.

{Return flue}, in a steam boiler, a flue which conducts flame or gases of combustion in a direction contrary to their previous movement in another flue.

{Return pipe} (Steam Heating), a pipe by which water of condensation from a heater or radiator is conveyed back toward the boiler.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

return

noun

1: document giving the tax collector information about the taxpayer's tax liability; "his gross income was enough that he had to file a tax return" [syn: {tax return}, {income tax return}, {return}]

2: a coming to or returning home; "on his return from Australia we gave him a welcoming party" [syn: {return}, {homecoming}]

3: the occurrence of a change in direction back in the opposite direction [syn: {return}, {coming back}]

4: getting something back again; "upon the restitution of the book to its rightful owner the child was given a tongue lashing" [syn: {restitution}, {return}, {restoration}, {regaining}]

5: the act of going back to a prior location; "they set out on their return to the base camp"

6: the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property; "the average return was about 5%" [syn: {return}, {issue}, {take}, {takings}, {proceeds}, {yield}, {payoff}]

7: happening again (especially at regular intervals); "the return of spring" [syn: {recurrence}, {return}]

8: a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one); "it brought a sharp rejoinder from the teacher" [syn: {rejoinder}, {retort}, {return}, {riposte}, {replication}, {comeback}, {counter}]

9: the key on electric typewriters or computer keyboards that causes a carriage return and a line feed [syn: {return key}, {return}]

10: a reciprocal group action; "in return we gave them as good as we got" [syn: {return}, {paying back}, {getting even}]

11: a tennis stroke that sends the ball back to the other player; "he won the point on a cross-court return"

12: (American football) the act of running back the ball after a kickoff or punt or interception or fumble

13: the act of someone appearing again; "his reappearance as Hamlet has been long awaited" [syn: {reappearance}, {return}]

verb

1: go or come back to place, condition, or activity where one has been before; "return to your native land"; "the professor returned to his teaching position after serving as Dean"

2: give back; "render money" [syn: {render}, {return}]

3: go back to a previous state; "We reverted to the old rules" [syn: {revert}, {return}, {retrovert}, {regress}, {turn back}]

4: go back to something earlier; "This harks back to a previous remark of his" [syn: {hark back}, {return}, {come back}, {recall}]

5: bring back to the point of departure [syn: {return}, {take back}, {bring back}]

6: return in kind; "return a compliment"; "return her love"

7: make a return; "return a kickback"

8: answer back [syn: {retort}, {come back}, {repay}, {return}, {riposte}, {rejoin}]

9: be restored; "Her old vigor returned" [syn: {come back}, {return}]

10: pay back; "Please refund me my money" [syn: {refund}, {return}, {repay}, {give back}]

11: pass down; "render a verdict"; "deliver a judgment" [syn: {render}, {deliver}, {return}]

12: elect again [syn: {reelect}, {return}]

13: be inherited by; "The estate fell to my sister"; "The land returned to the family"; "The estate devolved to an heir that everybody had assumed to be dead" [syn: {fall}, {return}, {pass}, {devolve}]

14: return to a previous position; in mathematics; "The point returned to the interior of the figure"

15: give or supply; "The cow brings in 5 liters of milk"; "This year's crop yielded 1,000 bushels of corn"; "The estate renders some revenue for the family" [syn: {render}, {yield}, {return}, {give}, {generate}]

16: submit (a report, etc.) to someone in authority; "submit a bill to a legislative body"

GOOD BAD SERIOUS CRITICAL NEUTRAL

Definitions retrieved from the Open Source DICT Webster's English and WordNet 3.0 dictionaries. Click here for database copyright information.

Define.com is a PRIVATE SECTOR EDUCATIONAL NONPROFIT WEBSITE that PROMOTES WORLDWIDE ELECTRONIC DEMOCRACY, OPEN and TRANSPARENT GOVERNMENT and WORLDWIDE BANKING REFORM.

PHILOSOPHY - VALUES - A SECULAR CONSTITUTION - FIRST PRINCIPLES - ETHICS - MORALS - GOALS - UNIVERSAL HUMAN RIGHTS - IN ORDER TO MAXIMIZE HAPPINESS, GOOD HEALTH, LIBERTY AND JUSTICE FOR ALL CITIZENS EVERYWHERE ON EARTH - 1. Caduceus - GOOD HEALTH - Messenger of the gods - The gods ARE NEUTRAL, SERIOUS, CRITICAL and GOOD - COMPASSION - MERCY - BENEVOLENCE - HUMANENESS - GOD'S WILL - Most Compassionate, Most Merciful, Most Benevolent, Most Humane - BE HUMANE - SEEK THE TRUTH - SEEK JUSTICE - BE KIND - BE GENTLE - DO NO HARM - DO NOT HATE - DO NOT FEAR - FEAR NOT - BE NOT AFRAID - CAUSE NO PAIN - BE AS PAINLESS AS POSSIBLE - CAUSE NO FEAR - DO NOT BE SCARY - DO NOT PUNISH - DO NOT MAKE THREATS - DO NOT BE COERCIVE - BE PERMISSIVE - BE TOLERANT - USE BIRTH CONTROL - PERMIT DIVORCE - EMPATHY IS CRITICAL - RESPECT FOR THE DIGNITY OF ALL HUMAN BEINGS IS CRITICAL - FREE UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE - FREE UNIVERSAL EDUCATION - UNIVERSAL HOME OWNERSHIP 2. Golden Key - LIBERTY (SECURITY PRIVACY SAFETY) THE ILLUSION OF FREE WILL - TOTAL FREEDOM OF SPEECH - TOTAL FREEDOM OF THE PRESS - UNIVERSAL SPENDING AUTHORITY - PRIVATE PROPERTY - FREE LAND - THERE IS NO GOVERNMENT - A GUARANTEED LIFETIME INCOME - NOW YOU OWN YOUR HOME AND LAND - NOW YOU HAVE A GUARANTEED LIFETIME INCOME - YOU ARE SAFE AND SECURE 3. Golden Scales of JUSTICE (TRUTH FACTS EVIDENCE PROOF) EQUALITY FAIRNESS PLURALISM OPENNESS TRANSPARENCY - RESPECT THE ECOSYSTEM - RESPECT SCIENCE - BE ECOLOGICALLY RESPONSIBLE - BE A CRITICAL THINKER - THINK FOR YOURSELF - QUESTION AUTHORITY - ALWAYS SPEAK TRUTH TO POWER - THE INTERNET IS FREE - ELECTRICITY IS FREE - ELECTRIC TRANSPORTATION IS FREE - ALL BANKING IS FREE AND REAL TIME AS A WORLDWIDE MATTER OF LAW - THIS IS COMPUTER-AIDED PEACE ON EARTH - COMPUTERS PAY FOR EVERYTHING - WORK IS OPTIONAL - WE ARE ALL FREE - LET'S HAVE FUN - THE SCIENTISTS TOOK OVER - WE ARE ALL GOING TO THE FUTURE - MONEY NO OBJECT FOR REAL FOR ALL THINGS GREEN

www.FreeWorldBank.org on Amazon S3

facebook.com/FreeWorldBank

facebook.com/groups/FreeWorldBank

Eye and Pyramid BANKING REFORM CHALLENGE

Eye and Pyramid BANKING REFORM CHALLENGE