get even
phrasal to get revenge

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • get even — [v] to get revenge even the score, get back at, get square, settle the score; concepts 126,384 …   New thesaurus

  • get even — (with (someone)) to punish someone who did something to you. She wants to get even with the guy who hit her with the ball. Related vocabulary: settle a score, stick it to someone …   New idioms dictionary

  • get even — get revenge He seems to want to get even with him for their past problems …   Idioms and examples

  • get even — index repay, retaliate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Get Even — Infobox Album Name = Get Even Type = studio Artist = Brother Beyond Released = 1988 Recorded = 1986 1988 recording: 14 different locations (see Credits) mastering: Abbey Road Studios Genre = Electronic Downtempo Pop rock Synthpop Ballad Length =… …   Wikipedia

  • get even — verb 1. compensate; make the score equal (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑equalize, ↑equalise • Derivationally related forms: ↑equalisation (for: ↑equalise), ↑equalization …   Useful english dictionary

  • get even — {v.}, {informal} 1. To owe nothing. * /Mr. Johnson has a lot of debts, but in a few years he will get even./ 2. To do something bad to pay someone back for something bad; get revenge; hurt back. * /Jack is waiting to get even with Bill for… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get even — {v.}, {informal} 1. To owe nothing. * /Mr. Johnson has a lot of debts, but in a few years he will get even./ 2. To do something bad to pay someone back for something bad; get revenge; hurt back. * /Jack is waiting to get even with Bill for… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get\ even — v informal 1. To owe nothing. Mr. Johnson has a lot of debts, but in a few years he will get even. 2. To do something bad to pay someone back for something bad; get revenge; hurt back. Jack is waiting to get even with Bill for tearing up his… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • get even — informal if you get even with someone who has done something bad to you, you do something bad to them. Vinnie s a spiteful kind of guy. Who knows what he might think up to get even. He swore he d get even with Lee for humiliating him. (often +… …   New idioms dictionary

  • get even — do the same thing to someone, get back at    When he loses a game, he wants to get even. He wants to win …   English idioms

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”