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retaliation

Synonyms of retaliation in English:

noun

  • the bombing was in retaliation for a rebel raid on two border villages
    revenge, vengeance, reprisal, retribution, requital, recrimination, an eye for an eye (and a tooth for a tooth), getting even, redress, repayment, payback;
    response, reaction, reply, reciprocation, counterattack, counterstroke, comeback, tit for tat, measure for measure, blow for blow;
    rare ultion, a Roland for an Oliver
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