What does returning mean?

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re·turn·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. returning, reverting(adj)

    tending to return to an earlier state

  2. returning(a), reversive(adj)

    tending to be turned back

Webster Dictionary

  1. Returning

    of Return

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'returning' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2966

How to pronounce returning?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of returning in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of returning in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of returning in a Sentence

  1. Hisham Abdul Wahab:

    Some people began returning to the neighbourhood, but the strikes began again and now they're leaving a second time. The place is devastated: there are no roads, no water and no electricity. Nobody's left but thieves.

  2. An English Professor, Ohio University:

    I am returning this otherwise good typing paper to you because someone has printed gibberish all over it and put your name at the top.

  3. John Kasich for president:

    Rob is a tremendous asset for Ohio in the Senate and has played an important role in the recovery of jobs for our state, i look forward to him returning to the Senate and working with him as President to advance the strategies that keep our economy strong and our country safe.

  4. Vivian Cheruiyot:

    It was a great moment for me winning last year's Virgin Money London Marathon and I am very much looking forward to returning in April, the line-up for this year's race is, once again, incredibly strong so I know I will need to be at my very best to repeat last year's victory but it is a challenge that I'm really looking forward to. I will be ready.

  5. Tara Minson:

    School districts across the state have been submitting plans for reopening to the Cuomo administration for weeks. Those plans will be approved by the New York Board of Health, which hasthe power to reject the plans, he warned. There are 749 districts in New York State, some 127 of which have not yet submitted plans for reopening, and 50 are not yet complete, Cuomo said. Despite the governors go-ahead, some parents remainconflicted on their stance about returning to the classroom. Im less worried about COVID in schools than I am my kids being affected by this mentally, emotionally, and academically for years, i see more parents panicked about kids back in school but yet they are having play dates with other kids ?

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