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Synonyms for revenge
rɪˈvɛndʒ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. retaliation, revenge(verb)

    action taken in return for an injury or offense

    Synonyms:
    retaliation

  2. revenge, avenge, retaliate(verb)

    take revenge for a perceived wrong

    "He wants to avenge the murder of his brother"

    Synonyms:
    strike back, avenge, retaliate

Wiktionary

  1. revenge(noun)

    Synonyms:
    payback

  2. revenge(verb)

    To take one's revenge (on or upon) someone.

    I will revenge myself upon you!

    Synonyms:
    payback

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. revenge

    Revenge is the act of making return for an injury done to oneself by doing injury to another person. Retaliation and revenge are personal and often bitter. Retaliation may be partial; revenge is meant to be complete, and may be excessive. Vengeance, which once meant an indignant vindication of justice, now signifies the most furious and unsparing revenge. Revenge emphasizes more the personal injury in return for which it is inflicted, vengeance the ill desert of those upon whom it is inflicted. A requital is strictly an even return, such as to quit one of obligation for what has been received, and even if poor or unworthy is given as complete and adequate. Avenging and retribution give a solemn sense of exact justice, avenging being more personal in its infliction, whether by God or man, and retribution the impersonal visitation of the doom of righteous law. Compare AVENGE; HATRED; REQUITE.

    Synonyms:
    avenging, requital, retaliation, retribution, vengeance

    Antonyms:
    compassion, excuse, forgiveness, grace, mercy, pardon, pardon, pity, reconciliation

    Preposition:
    To take revenge upon the enemy, for the injury.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. revenge(n)

    Synonyms:
    retaliation, vengeance, retribution, requital

    Antonyms:
    condonation, pardon, compassion, remission

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. revenge(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    retaliate, requite, take vengeance for

  2. revenge(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    avenge, vindicate by punishment

  3. revenge(n.)

    Synonyms:
    retaliation, requital (of an injury)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. revenge(n)

    Synonyms:
    vengeance, retaliation

  2. revenge(v)

    Synonyms:
    avenge, retaliate, wreak vengeance

How to pronounce revenge?

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How to use revenge in a sentence?

  1. Reem Paulis Saada:

    Since we were young, we were raised that there should be love and tolerance, i will not seek revenge. What would I gain from revenge? It will come back to hurt me.

  2. George Herbert:

    Living well is the best revenge.

  3. Sean Mayers:

    ShipYourEnemiesGlitter is all about one-time revenge, bad Neighbour Notes is all about the ability to avenge yourself over and over again for all of the annoying things your neighbour does to you.

  4. Marni Jill Ugar:

    I suppose it was his way of taunting us or getting revenge, i [can’t] know because I haven’t had a conversation with him yet.

  5. Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff:

    We will make every effort to make sure that notwithstanding the president or his allies' desire to out and exact political revenge on this whistleblower, that our committee is never used for that purpose.


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