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In repayment; in exchange. If I do this thing for you, what do I get in return? In return for our donation, we only ask that you let us know how it was used.
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Also, in return for. In repayment or reciprocation for something, as in I did her many favors and got nothing in return, or In return for your patience, I promise to do a really good job. [c. 1600]
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in reˈturn (for something)
1 as a way of thanking somebody or paying them for something they have done: What will you give me in return for this information?
2 as a response or reaction to something: I asked her opinion, but she just asked me a question in return.
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In repayment or reciprocation.
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