What are some alternative words for returning?

Synonyms for returning

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term returning.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. returning, reverting(adj)

    tending to return to an earlier state

    reverting, returning(a), reversive

    progressive, forward

  2. returning(a), reversive(adj)

    tending to be turned back

    forward, progressive

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. returning(a)

    recurrent, recurring, intermittent

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "returning":

    return, returnees, returnee, back, repatriating, election, reverting, turning

How to pronounce returning?

US English

How to say returning in sign language?

  1. returning

Words popularity by usage frequency


How to use returning in a sentence?

  1. Mayor Doug Daoust:

    The police were not ready to release the evidence, and from the input I got from citizens in Troutdale, many people were not comfortable with the gun returning to the community, you could make an issue out of the fact that we’re spending public money to buy the gun, but the entire seven-person City Council thought it was a low cost to pay to reduce the amount of raw emotion and trauma we’re still facing in this community.

  2. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    The nice thing about being away from home is the feeling of excitement when returning to it!

  3. Ibrahim Islam:

    People are no longer thinking of returning as long as Assad is there. They are ready to put up with every injustice and hardship here but not go back to the regime.

  4. Derek Neldner:

    We saw very strong global demand from retail and institutional investors. Several offerings were multiple times oversubscribed, it's a nice sign of capital returning to Canada.

  5. Chris Raymond:

    If you do see sentiment returning to the large caps and you do see multiple expansion, that rising tide, if you will, certainly helps all boats.

Translations for returning

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for returning »


Find a translation for the returning synonym 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)

Images & Illustrations of returning

  1. returning

Discuss these returning synonyms with the community:



    Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:


    "returning." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 25 Jan. 2021. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/returning>.

    Are we missing a good synonym for returning?

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

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

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

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


    Are you a human thesaurus?

    Which of the following terms is an antonym of "grievous"?
    • A. deplorable
    • B. baleful
    • C. afflictive
    • D. trifling

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for returning:

    Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.