There are 3 translations of return in Spanish:

return1

Pronunciation: /rɪˈtɜːrn; rɪˈtɜːn/

vi

  • 1.1 (go back)to return (to sth) (to a place) volver* or regresar (a algo); (to former activity, state) volver* (a algo) he returned to Spain volvió or regresó a España they returned home late volvieron or regresaron tarde a casa the series will be returning to our screens soon la serie volverá pronto a nuestras pantallas she never returned to the game nunca volvió a jugar they returned to the task with renewed energy volvieron a la tarea or reanudaron la tarea con renovadas energías to return to what we were saying earlier, … volviendo a lo que decíamos anteriormente, … 1.2 (reappear) [symptom] volver* a aparecer, presentarse de nuevo; [doubts/suspicions] resurgir* the child's cheerfulness returned el niño recuperó la alegría

vt

  • 1 1.1 (give back) devolver*, regresar (AmL exc CS) , restituir* [formal] to return sth to sb devolverle* or [formal] restituirle* algo a algn, regresarle algo a algn (AmL exc CS) she returned the letter to the file volvió a poner la carta en el archivo 1.2 (reciprocate) [affection] corresponder a; [blow/favor] devolver*; [greeting] devolver*, corresponder a to return sb's call devolverle* la llamada a algn to return fire devolver* el fuego to return good for evil [literario/literary] devolver* bien por mal 1.3 [Sport] [ball] devolver*; (in tennis) devolver*, restar (Esp) 1.4 (in cards) devolver*

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A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.

There are 3 translations of return in Spanish:

return2

n

  • 2 2.1 u c (to owner) devolución (f), regreso (m) (AmL exc CS) ; (of thing bought) devolución (f) thanks for the return of the coat muchas gracias por devolverme or (AmL exc CS) regresarme el abrigo this book is due for return next week hay que devolver or (AmL exc CS) regresar este libro la semana que viene 2.2 c (sth given back) devolución (f) the show is sold out, but you may be able to get returns (BrE) [Theat] las localidades están agotadas, pero quizás consigas alguna devolución please place returns here (in library) se ruega dejar aquí los libros devueltos
  • 3 (in phrases) by return (of post) (BrE) a vuelta de correo in return a cambio I can offer you nothing in return no te puedo ofrecer nada a cambio in return for sth a cambio de algo they offered him a share in return for his silence le ofrecieron una parte a cambio de su silencio
  • 4 u c (profit) return (on sth) rendimiento (m)(de algo) we expect a good return on our investments esperamos un buen rendimiento de nuestras inversiones the rate of return has been disappointing la tasa de rendimiento ha sido decepcionante the law of diminishing returns la ley de los rendimientos decrecientes we haven't seen much return on our efforts nuestros esfuerzos no se han visto muy recompensados
  • 5 c
    (tax return)
    5.1 declaración (f) (de la renta or (esp AmL) de impuestos) 5.2 (reply) declaración (f) the analysis is based on the returns of over 1,000 people el análisis se basa en las declaraciones de más de 1.000 personas 5.3
    (returns pl)
    (data) datos (mpl); (figures) cifras (fpl) we won't know who's won until all the returns are in no se sabrá quién ganó hasta que no hayan llegado todos los resultados
  • 8 c
    (carriage return)
    interlineación (f)

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A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.

There are 3 translations of return in Spanish:

return3

adj

(before n)
  • 1.1 [journey/flight] de vuelta, de regreso; [ticket/fare] (BrE) de ida y vuelta, de viaje redondo (Méx) by return mail (AmE) a vuelta de correo return key tecla (f) de interlineación 1.2 [Sport] de vuelta the return game el partido de vuelta, la revancha

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A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.