• (adj): Tending to be turned back.
    Synonyms: reversive
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on returning:

Thank God You're Here (UK TV Series) - Episodes - Episode 1: 12 January 2008
... Total viewers Audience share Hamish Blake Car mechanic returning home to be confronted by his multiple wives ... at a Dating service Paul Merton A secret agent returning to headquarters after a mission in Geneva ...
Stephen Evans (diplomat)
... and 1980, Evans was Head of Chancery and Consul in Hanoi, Vietnam returning to the FCO in London in 1980 as First Secretary ... In 1983, he moved to Bangkok, Thailand as First Secretary returning to London in 1986 to resume his post as First Secretary at the FCO ... Between 2006 and 2007, Evans was the British Ambassador to Afghanistan in Kabul returning to the FCO in 2007 as Director of Afghanistan Information Strategy ...
SS West Cheswald - Later Voyages
... After returning to New York on 31 May by way of Reykjavík and Halifax, West Cheswald made a brief trip to Philadelphia and back before she worked her ... After returning to the Americas, West Cheswald visited Saint Thomas, San Juan, and Mayagüez in the Caribbean before returning to Philadelphia on 28 April ... for Loch Ewe, West Cheswald also visited Methil, Southend, and Oban, before returning to New York on 11 August ...
Sgùrr Ghiubhsachain - Ascents - Loch Shiel Route
... Those returning by the same route can save time by using a bicycle ... If returning by the Allt na Cruaiche route (see below), a direct descent of the south east face may be obstructed by steep slabs, but these can be avoided by first ...
Canadian Cutting Horse Association - Competition
... the animal from the herd, they move it to the other end of the arena and keep it from returning to the herd ... If the cow gives up on returning to the herd, the rider can signal the horse to return to the herd and select another cow ... or quitting a cow before it obviously loses interest in returning to the herd ...

More definitions of "returning":

  • (adj): Tending to return to an earlier state.
    Synonyms: reverting

Famous quotes containing the word returning:

    Earth in beauty dressed
    Awaits returning spring.
    All true love must die,
    Alter at the best
    Into some lesser thing.
    Prove that I lie.
    William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)

    The return to solid values is always hard.... Distress, panic, and hard times have marked our pathway in returning to solid values.
    James A. Garfield (1831–1881)

    They will visit you at your convenience, whether you are lonesome or not, on rainy days or fair. They propose themselves as either transient acquaintances or permanent friends. They will stay as long as you like, departing or returning as you wish. Their friendship entails no obligation. Best of all, and not always true of our merely human friends, they have Cleopatra’s infinite variety.
    Clifton Fadiman (b. 1904)