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Synonyms for getting evenget·ting even

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. return, paying back, getting evennoun

    a reciprocal group action

    "in return we gave them as good as we got"

    Synonyms:
    restoration, reappearance, income tax return, counter, homecoming, riposte, comeback, rejoinder, tax return, restitution, proceeds, paying back, replication, coming back, retort, return, return key, take, takings, yield, regaining, payoff, issue, recurrence

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How to use getting even in a sentence?

  1. Anuj Somany:

    The worst thing about telling honestly to the people about a person who is not worth to trust, is that s/he starts often getting even more support of most of them than ever before.

  2. Dale Carnegie:

    When we hate our enemies, we are giving them power over us: power over our sleep, our appetites, our blood pressure, our health, and our happiness. Our enemies would dance with joy if only they knew how they were worrying us, lacerating us, and getting even with us! Our hate is not hurting them at all, but our hate is turning our own days and nights into a hellish turmoil.

  3. Malcolm Stevenson Forbes:

    Keeping score of old scores and scars, getting even and one-upping, always makes you less than you are.

  4. Malcolm Forbes:

    Keeping score of old scores and scars, getting even and one-upping, always make you less than you are.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    The problem in telling honestly to the people as who not the trustworthy person is, is that s/he often ends up getting even more support of most of them than ever before.

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