Synonyms of 'revenge'
They believe the attack was in retaliation for his death.
Buyers have the right to go to court and demand satisfaction.
She wanted vengeance for the loss of her daughter.
fear of reprisal or ostracism
He decided to get his retribution in first.
an eye for an eye
His philosophy was an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.
avengeDictionary, repay, vindicate
The relatives wanted to revenge the dead man's murder.
An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth[Bible: Exodus]
Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more man's nature runs to, the more ought law to weed it out– Essays]
Sweet is revenge - especially to women– Don Juan]
Revenge is a dish best served cold
Don't get mad, get even
Revenge is sweet
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If you avenge a wrong or harmful act, you hurt or punish the person who is responsible for it.
He spent five years avenging his daughter's death.
Thesaurus for revenge from the Collins English Thesaurus
Revenge involves hurting or punishing someone who has hurt or harmed you.