returner

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

return +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

returner (plural returners)

  1. One who returns
    • 2002, Nilda Flores-González, School Kids/Street Kids[1], ISBN 0807742236, page 145:
      Returning to school is fairly simple, but remaining there proves to be a challenge for the returners.
  2. (American football) A player who runs back a ball which has been punted or kicked

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Old French[edit]

Verb[edit]

returner

  1. Alternative form of retorner

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. The forms that would normally end in *-rns, *-rnt are modified to rz, rt. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.


Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin retornare (to turn back), from Latin re- + tornō, tornāre (turn), from tornus (lathe).

Verb[edit]

returner

  1. (Puter) to return, give back

Synonyms[edit]