Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • v. To turn again.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • That is the corner we are just about to turn, and it is really a re-turn - to paganism and barbarism and we are very nearly there already.

    Why all those SCOTUS Catholics and Jews?

  • In addition, why do you have to: re-turn off notifications? re-specify privacy preferences? re-block negative people?

    Stop building social networks | FactoryCity

  • Greatness was in the beginning, and is still contained there for us to search it out; that is; if we will but abandon the metaphysics which has degenerated into a destructive nihilism, and re-turn to the greatness of an authentic re-beginning, a re-building which can then be projected forward in an authentic manner for the future possibilities of Dasein.

    enowning

  • I said this, to hear what answer she would re-turn.

    Sir Charles Grandison

  • Most gracefully does the dear girl receive and re-turn a compliment; but this, Lady L.

    Sir Charles Grandison

  • Fenwick, you dog, said Mr. Greville, we must re-turn; Miss Byron looks grave.

    Sir Charles Grandison

  • I have only to request one favour of you: that you will suspend for one week, in regard to me, your proposed jour-ney; but for one week; and I will, now I am in England, stay some months; perhaps till your re-turn.

    Sir Charles Grandison

  • Yowls and caterwauls filled the cavern and she felt something brush against her, but she was loath to re-turn to the present.

    Acorna's Search

  • In re-turn you will be given the command of a power that can rule the Earth.

    Practical Demonkeeping

  • And a cruel fate will not permit our Johnny to re-turn

    The Bantry Girls Lament

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