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Synonyms of revenge in English:


  • 1 she is seeking revenge for the murder of her husband
    vengeance, retribution, retaliation, reprisal, requital, recrimination, an eye for an eye (and a tooth for a tooth), tit for tat, measure for measure, getting even, redress, satisfaction, repayment, payback;
    rare ultion
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  • 1 he was determined to revenge his brother's murder
    avenge, take/exact revenge for, make retaliation for, retaliate for, exact retribution for, take reprisals for, get redress for, get satisfaction for;
  • 2 I'll be revenged on the whole pack of you
    take revenge on, exact/wreak revenge on, get one's revenge on, avenge oneself on, take vengeance on, get even with, settle a/the score with, get, pay back, pay out, retaliate on/against, take reprisals against, exact retribution on, let someone see how it feels, give someone their just deserts, give someone a dose/taste of their own medicine, give as good as one gets;
    give/return like for like, give tit for tat, take an eye for an eye (and a tooth for a tooth)
    British informal get one's own back on
    archaic recriminate
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