Retaliate



verb (used without object), retaliated, retaliating.
1.
to return like for like, especially evil for evil:
to retaliate for an injury.
verb (used with object), retaliated, retaliating.
2.
to requite or make return for (a wrong or injury) with the like.
verb
1.
(intransitive) to take retributory action, esp by returning some injury or wrong in kind
2.
(intransitive) to cast (accustations) back upon a person
3.
(transitive) (rare) to avenge (an injury, wrong, etc)

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    verb (used without object), retaliated, retaliating. 1. to return like for like, especially evil for evil: to retaliate for an injury. verb (used with object), retaliated, retaliating. 2. to requite or make return for (a wrong or injury) with the like. verb 1. (intransitive) to take retributory action, esp by returning some injury or wrong […]

  • Retaliation

    noun 1. the act of retaliating; return of like for like; reprisal.



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    verb (used without object), retaliated, retaliating. 1. to return like for like, especially evil for evil: to retaliate for an injury. verb (used with object), retaliated, retaliating. 2. to requite or make return for (a wrong or injury) with the like. verb 1. (intransitive) to take retributory action, esp by returning some injury or wrong […]

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    verb (used without object), retaliated, retaliating. 1. to return like for like, especially evil for evil: to retaliate for an injury. verb (used with object), retaliated, retaliating. 2. to requite or make return for (a wrong or injury) with the like. verb 1. (intransitive) to take retributory action, esp by returning some injury or wrong […]



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