A "return" statement in a function F terminates the execution of F, and optionally provides one or more result values. Any functions deferred by F are executed before F returns to its caller.
function F, arbitrary name for a function? In other words, the following is †rue for any function, for example, a function that we will call F
past tense: deferred ; past participle: deferred
- put off (an action or event) to a later time; postpone.
What do they mean deferred?
Returned to its caller?