revenge

/rɪˈvɛnʤ/

  • Noun
  • the act of doing something to hurt someone because that person did something that hurt you
    1. an act of revenge
    2. She swore that she would have her revenge.
    3. She wants revenge against her enemies.
    4. He got his revenge.
    5. revenge attacks/killings
    6. He swore to take (his) revenge on his enemies. [=to harm his enemies]
    7. He is seeking revenge for his father's murder. [=he wants to harm the person who killed his father]
    8. The bombing was in revenge for the assassination of their leader.
  • the act of defeating an opponent who has defeated you in the past
    1. The team is seeking revenge for the loss earlier in the season.
  • Verb
  • to do something to hurt (someone who has hurt you)
    1. She vowed to revenge herself on her father's killer.

Những từ liên quan với REVENGE

retribution, animus, sortie, fight, rancor, reprisal, counterinsurgency, satisfaction, repayment