in return for (something)

in return for (something)

In repayment for something; in exchange for something. If I do this thing for you, what do I get in return for my efforts, hmm? In return for our donation, we only ask that you let us know how it was used.
See also: return

in return for (someone or something)

by way of giving something back; as a way of paying someone back for something; as part of an exchange. I helped Tom yesterday, and he helped me in return for my efforts. I paid $20 and received four tickets in return.
See also: return