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return ticket

noun

  1. a ticket for the return portion of a trip.
  2. Chiefly British. a round-trip ticket.


return ticket

noun

  1. a ticket entitling a passenger to travel to his destination and back again US and Canadian equivalentround-trip ticket


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Word History and Origins

Origin of return ticket1

First recorded in 1840–50
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Example Sentences

Whoever responsible will now be en route, no return ticket, to the gulags.

Typically, he jokes about not wanting to waste his return ticket to Boston.

I looked at my plane tickets—my father had bought a return ticket.

Given to the politicians least deserving of a return ticket to Washington.

I remained in his house all that week; then, on the Friday evening, I took a return ticket to town in order to attend my class.

She had told him that she had taken a return ticket; already he seemed to hear the whistle of the train by which it was available.

It was a return-ticket, first class, for which he paid the sum of one pound four shillings.

After a while he went back into the hall and took a first-class return ticket, not for Birmingham, but for the Tenway Junction.

The next time, I might very probably fail to get my return ticket after my visit to Hades.

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