What does returning mean?

Definitions for returning
re·turn·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word returning.

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
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say returning in sign language?

  1. returning

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. Salem Ashwin:

    It makes no difference because the flow coming in is much greater than the number being deported, and the ones who are sent back to their countries are returning because there is no security on the borders.

  2. Tessa Thompson:

    ( Getty) The third film of 2021, after Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, which director Scott Derrickson said will be Marvels first horror movie, is perhaps the most anticipated, however : Thor 4. Portman, who played Jane in the first two Thor films, will be remerging as the female Thor. She ran out on stage to thunderous applause and accepted the hammer from a kneeling Taika Waititi. Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson, who alluded to Tessa Thompson character, Valkyrie, identifying as LGBTQ, will also be returning for the Waititi-directed Thor : Love and Thunder, which is set for release on Nov. 2, 2021. As new king [ of Asgard ], Tessa Thompson needs to find Tessa Thompson queen, that will be the first order of business !

  3. Dan Friedkin:

    This is an important step toward our ultimate goal of identifying and returning home the crew of ‘Heaven Can Wait’ who bravely served our country during the battle at Hansa Bay, our search efforts for the more than 72,000 missing American service members from World War II will continue as we seek to bring closure to the families impacted by their loss.

  4. Joseph Votel:

    If something hasnt been completely eradicated, there is a risk of it returning.

  5. Elizabeth Cohen:

    Covid-19 is so new that we don't have nearly enough research on it for adults, let alone for children, we can't say definitively that the risks of them returning to school are minimal. Much more research still needs to be done.

Images & Illustrations of returning

  1. returning

Popularity rank by frequency of use

returning#1#5347#10000

Translations for returning

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for returning »

Translation

Find a translation for the returning definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Discuss these returning definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "returning." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 1 Dec. 2020. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/returning>.

    Are we missing a good definition for returning? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for returning:


    Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.