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1. return

verb. ['rɪˈtɝːn, riːˈtɝːn'] go or come back to place, condition, or activity where one has been before.

Synonyms

  • rise
  • cut back
  • locomote
  • move
  • trace
  • boomerang
  • uprise
  • go
  • double back
  • flash back
  • home
  • bounce
  • head home
  • retrace
  • turn back
  • revisit
  • travel
  • resurrect
  • backtrack

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • better
  • worsen
  • deteriorate

Etymology

  • returnen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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  • amburn
  • alpern
  • sturn
  • stirn
  • sterne
  • stern
  • stearne
  • stearn
  • spurn
  • ohern
  • o'hern
  • ohearn
  • o'hearn
  • obyrne
  • o'byrne
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  • aherne
  • ahern
  • ahearn
  • adjourn
  • zurn

2. return

noun. ['rɪˈtɝːn, riːˈtɝːn'] document giving the tax collector information about the taxpayer's tax liability.

Synonyms

  • official document
  • false return
  • instrument
  • legal instrument
  • information return
  • income tax return
  • tax return
  • estimated tax return
  • amended return
  • declaration of estimated tax
  • joint return

Antonyms

  • increase
  • lengthen
  • linger
  • recede

Etymology

  • returnen (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. return

verb. ['rɪˈtɝːn, riːˈtɝːn'] give back.

Synonyms

  • give
  • render
  • feed back

Antonyms

  • fall asleep
  • acidify
  • fill
  • homogenise

Etymology

  • returnen (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. return

verb. ['rɪˈtɝːn, riːˈtɝːn'] go back to a previous state.

Synonyms

  • resile
  • retrogress
  • recidivate
  • regress
  • change by reversal
  • recuperate
  • relapse
  • lapse
  • retrovert
  • fall back
  • turn
  • turn back
  • revert
  • go back
  • recover

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • closing
  • opening
  • retreat

Etymology

  • returnen (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. return

noun. ['rɪˈtɝːn, riːˈtɝːn'] a coming to or returning home.

Synonyms

  • homecoming
  • arrival

Antonyms

  • spoken
  • forehand
  • backhand

Etymology

  • returnen (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. return

verb. ['rɪˈtɝːn, riːˈtɝːn'] go back to something earlier.

Synonyms

  • hark back
  • recall
  • recur
  • denote
  • refer
  • go back

Antonyms

  • no-go
  • foreign
  • accept
  • inelasticity

Etymology

  • returnen (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. return

noun. ['rɪˈtɝːn, riːˈtɝːn'] the occurrence of a change in direction back in the opposite direction.

Synonyms

  • coming back
  • turn

Antonyms

  • raise
  • unwind
  • arrange

Etymology

  • returnen (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. rate

noun. ['ˈreɪt'] a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit.

Synonyms

  • deathrate
  • pace
  • oftenness
  • THz
  • rate of flow
  • kilohertz
  • words per minute
  • gigacycle per second
  • dose rate
  • fatality rate
  • MHz
  • acceleration
  • gigacycle
  • growth rate
  • metabolic rate
  • deceleration
  • kph
  • kilometres per hour
  • attrition rate
  • hertz
  • flow rate
  • pulse rate
  • sed rate
  • mortality rate
  • megahertz
  • miles per hour
  • erythrocyte sedimentation rate
  • km/h
  • megacycle
  • quantitative relation
  • Mc
  • rev
  • respiratory rate
  • bps
  • death rate
  • heart rate
  • mph
  • kilocycle per second
  • cps
  • gigahertz
  • sampling rate
  • GHz
  • wpm
  • magnitude relation
  • ESR
  • cycles/second
  • kHz
  • rpm
  • gait
  • rate of respiration
  • speed
  • rate of return
  • sedimentation rate
  • crime rate
  • rate of inflation
  • pulse
  • Hz
  • birth rate
  • frequence
  • bits per second
  • birthrate
  • terahertz
  • mortality
  • tempo
  • spacing
  • kilometers per hour
  • inflation rate
  • kc
  • flux
  • frequency
  • megacycle per second
  • Gc
  • data rate
  • natality
  • cycle
  • velocity
  • jerk
  • rate of attrition
  • rate of growth
  • solar constant
  • kilocycle
  • flow
  • fertility
  • revolutions per minute
  • fertility rate

Antonyms

  • acceleration
  • walk
  • push
  • pull

Etymology

  • raten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hrata (Old Norse)

9. rate

noun. ['ˈreɪt'] amount of a charge or payment relative to some basis.

Synonyms

  • linage
  • payment rate
  • installment rate
  • freight rate
  • pay rate
  • rate of pay
  • depreciation rate
  • lineage
  • excursion rate
  • freightage
  • rate of depreciation
  • room rate
  • footage
  • rate of exchange
  • interest rate
  • rate of payment
  • freight
  • exchange rate
  • charge
  • charge per unit
  • tax rate
  • repayment rate

Antonyms

  • decelerate
  • immortality
  • permanence
  • distribution

Etymology

  • raten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hrata (Old Norse)

10. rate

verb. ['ˈreɪt'] assign a rank or rating to.

Synonyms

  • superordinate
  • rank
  • shortlist
  • judge
  • range
  • prioritise
  • place
  • pass judgment
  • downgrade
  • upgrade
  • order
  • prioritize
  • reorder
  • sequence
  • grade
  • seed
  • evaluate

Antonyms

  • downgrade
  • ebb
  • influx
  • inflow

Etymology

  • raten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hrata (Old Norse)

Example sentences of the word rate-of-return


1. Noun Phrase
If a company or government redeems their bonds early, an investor who owns a bond that carries a high rate of return may have to reinvest his proceeds in an unfavorable market.

2. Noun Phrase
The lower cost of debt financing helps bring down the required rate of return on the capital project being financed, improving its profit margins.

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