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Python return statement

Introduction

The Python return statement is used to return a value from a function. The user can only use the return statement in a function. It cannot be used outside of the Python function. A return statement includes the return keyword and the value that will be returned after that.

Syntax of return statement:

Program 1

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Python return statement

Program 2

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Python return statement

Returning Multiple Values

In the Python programming language, a user can return multiple values from a function. The following are the various methods for this.

1. Using Object: This method is similar to C / C ++ and Java. A user can create a class to hold multiple values in a function and return an object of that class.

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Python return statement

2. Using Tuple: The tuple is similar to a list, but there is a slight difference between tuple and list. In the tuple, the object values cannot be changed, while the object value can be changed in the list.

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Python return statement

3. Using list: The list is similar to the dynamically sized array. In the list, the user can store everything in a single variable.

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Python return statement

4. Using dictionary: In the Python language, a dictionary is a collection of unstructured items that are used to store data values such as hash or map.

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Python return statement

5. Using Data Class (Python 3.7+)

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Python return statement

Function returning another function

In the Python programming language, a function is in the form of an object. Therefore, the user can return a function from another function.

In the below program, The first_add function returns the second_add function.

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Python return statement




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