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return ticket

n
Brit a ticket entitling a passenger to travel to his or her destination and back again. US and Canadian equivalent: round-trip ticket

return ticket

roundtrip ticket
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.return ticket - a ticket to a place and back (usually over the same route)
ticket - a commercial document showing that the holder is entitled to something (as to ride on public transportation or to enter a public entertainment)
day return - a return ticket (at reduced fare) for traveling both ways in the same day
Translations
تَذْكِرَة ذَهاب وإياب
zpáteční jízdenka
returbillet
menettérti jegy
miîi sem gildir fram og tilbaka
gidiş-dönüş bileti

return

(rəˈtəːn) verb
1. to come or go back. He returns home tomorrow; He returned to London from Paris yesterday; The pain has returned.
2. to give, send, put etc (something) back where it came from. He returned the book to its shelf; Don't forget to return the books you borrowed.
3. I'll return to this topic in a minute.
4. to do (something) which has been done to oneself. She hit him and he returned the blow; He said how nice it was to see her again, and she returned the compliment.
5. (of voters) to elect (someone) to Parliament.
6. (of a jury) to give (a verdict). The jury returned a verdict of not guilty.
7. (in tennis etc) to hit (a ball) back to one's opponent. She returned his serve.
noun
1. the act of returning. On our return, we found the house had been burgled; (also adjective) a return journey.
2. especially in United Kingdom, a round-trip ticket, a return ticket. Do you want a single or a return?
reˈturnable adjective
that can be or that must be returned.
return match
a second match played between the same (teams of) players. We played the first match on our football pitch – the return match will be on theirs.
return ticket
a round-trip ticket, allowing a person to travel to a place and back again to where he started.
by return (of post)
by the very next post. Please send me your reply by return (of post).
in return (for)
as an exchange (for something). We'll send them whisky and they'll send us vodka in return: They'll send us vodka in return for whisky.
many happy returns (of the day)
an expression of good wishes said to a person on his birthday. He visited his mother on her birthday to wish her many happy returns.

to return (not return back) someone's book.
References in classic literature ?
He took a return berth from London to Liverpool; and when he got to Liverpool, the only thing he was anxious about was to sell that return ticket.
You're all in the ends of the earth, it seems to me, as soon as you get your necks out of the educational collar, for midsummer holidays, long vacations, or what not--going round Ireland, with a return ticket, in a fortnight; dropping your copies of Tennyson on the tops of Swiss mountains; or pulling down the Danube in Oxford racing boats.
I determined to take a return ticket and jolt my old bones down to Cumberland, on the chance of persuading him to adopt the just, the independent, and the honourable course.
He did not seem to know which was the right end of his return ticket. He explained with a moon-calf simplicity to everybody in the carriage that he had to be careful, because he had something made of real silver "with blue stones" in one of his brown-paper parcels.
Not having enough money to pay the cost of such a journey, he borrowed the price of a return ticket from Sanders and arranged to stay with a friend in Washington, to save a hotel bill that he could not afford.
The conditions for Qatari nationals to avail the facility include passport validity for at least six months, a confirmed return ticket and possession of cash equivalent to $1,500/valid credit card.
Passengers travelling between London and Edinburgh currently pay PS146.40 for a Super Off-Peak Single ticket, if they buy it at a station, or PS147.40 for a Super Off-Peak Return ticket.
You need to have at least US$1000 with you to cover your stay and a return ticket to your next destination.
"Return ticket cost for travels to most Indian destinations during the peak Eid holidays has increased from less than QR3,000 last year to more than QR4,000 this year.
"They were duped by the travel agent who promised that all arrangements including stay, food in Mecca, Madina and return ticket to India will be made for them.
Best prize including one return ticket from Manila to Taiwan, 10 free Taiwan Host accommodation vouchers, 20 free admissions to Taiwan Theme Parks, 20 tickets to Taiwan tour bus, and 50 Taiwan Passes.
It turns out that for me on the day I was travelling, the cheapest way to go was to buy a return ticket from Glasgow to Preston, then another return from Preston to Manchester.