Synonyms of retaliate in English:

retaliate

verb

  • 1 the gang will look for an opportunity to retaliate
    fight back, hit back, respond, react, reply, reciprocate, counterattack, return like for like, get back at someone, give tit for tat, take reprisals, get even, get one's own back, pay someone back, give someone a taste of their own medicine;
    have/get/take one's revenge, be revenged, avenge oneself
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