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EtymologyEdit

return +‎ -er

NounEdit

returner (plural returners)

  1. One who returns from another place.
    • 2002, Nilda Flores-González, School Kids/Street Kids[1], →ISBN, page 145:
      Returning to school is fairly simple, but remaining there proves to be a challenge for the returners.
  2. One who returns something, such as defective goods.
    • 2016, Robert Bly, The Marketing Dictionary for the 21st Century
      For instance, some merchants suppress the names of “serial returners”; basically, customers who repeatedly buy products that they quickly return after using them once.
  3. (American football) A player who runs back a ball which has been punted or kicked

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VerbEdit

returner

  1. imperative of returnere

Old FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

returner

  1. Alternative form of retorner

ConjugationEdit

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. The forms that would normally end in *-rns, *-rnt are modified to rz, rt. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.


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EtymologyEdit

From Medieval Latin retornare (to turn back), from Latin re- + tornō, tornāre (turn), from tornus (lathe).

VerbEdit

returner

  1. (Puter) to return, give back

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