return address

This page is about the collocation return address

collocation pattern: noun + noun


a sender's address, for replying to or returning a letter or parcel

For example

  • Write the return address as well as the address you're sending it to.

  • Return addresses are in the top left-hand corner of an envelope, or on the back near the top.

Quick Quiz

If you don't write the return address, the post office can't

a. address the letter

b. deliver the letter

c. return the letter

Contributor: Matt Errey