retaliation
noun see retaliate

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • retaliation — index counterattack, exchange, interchange, reaction (opposition), reprisal, requital, retribution …   Law dictionary

  • retaliation — retaliation, reprisal, revenge, vengeance, retribution can all mean both the act of inflicting or the intent to inflict injury in return for injury, and the injury so inflicted. Retaliation implies a return of like for like, commonly a return of… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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  • Retaliation — Re*tal i*a tion, n. The act of retaliating, or of returning like for like; retribution; now, specifically, the return of evil for evil; e.g., an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth. [1913 Webster] God . . . takes what is done to others as done to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Retaliation — (v. lat.), die Wiedervergeltung …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Retalĭation — (lat.), Wiedervergeltung …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Retaliation — Retaliatiōn (neulat.), Wiedervergeltung; Retaliationszölle, s.v.w. Retorsionszölle (s. Retorsion) …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Retaliation — Retaliation, lat. deutsch, Wiedervergeltung …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • retaliation — (n.) 1580s, from L.L. retaliare pay back in kind, from re back (see RE (Cf. re )) + L. talio exaction of payment in kind, from talis suchlike. Originally used both in good and evil senses …   Etymology dictionary

  • retaliation — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ massive ▪ brutal, violent ▪ physical ▪ swift ▪ immediate, instant …   Collocations dictionary

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