1. a profit or income from money invested

    • We are buying technology shares because they bring in a quick return.

    • What is the gross return on this line?

  2. an official statement or form that has to be sent in to the authorities


to make a statement


to return income of £15,000 to the tax authorities

"...with interest rates running well above inflation, investors want something that offers a return for their money" [Business Week]

"Section 363 of the Companies Act 1985 requires companies to deliver an annual return to the Companies Registration Office. failure to do so before the end of the period of 28 days after the company's return date could lead to directors and other officers in default being fined up to £2000" [Accountancy]

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