revenge

  • 1 Revenge — (also vengeance, retribution, or vendetta amongst others) consists primarily of retaliation against a person or group in response to a real or perceived wrongdoing. Although many aspects of revenge resemble or echo the concept of justice, revenge …

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  • 2 Revenge — Revenge: Revenge (группа) Revenge (альбом Kiss) Revenge (альбом Eurythmics) Revenge (альбом Cro Mags) Месть (англ. Revenge) …

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  • 3 revenge — ► NOUN 1) retaliation for an injury or wrong. 2) the desire to inflict such retaliation. ► VERB 1) (revenge oneself or be revenged) inflict revenge for an injury or wrong done to oneself. 2) inflict revenge on behalf of (someone else) or for (a… …

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  • 4 Revenge — Re*venge , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Revenged}, p. pr. & vb. n. {Revenging}.] [OF. revengier, F. revancher; pref. re re + OF. vengier to avenge, revenge, F. venger, L. vindicare. See {Vindicate}, {Vengerance}, and cf. {Revindicate}.] 1. To inflict… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Revenge — Re*venge , n. 1. The act of revenging; vengeance; retaliation; a returning of evil for evil. [1913 Webster] Certainly, in taking revenge, a man is even with his enemy; but in passing it over he is superior. Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. The… …

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  • 6 revenge — (v.) late 14c., from O.Fr. revengier, from re , intensive prefix, + vengier take revenge, from L. vindicare to lay claim to, avenge, punish (see VINDICATE (Cf. vindicate)). To avenge is to get revenge or to take vengeance ; it suggests the… …

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  • 7 Revenge — Re*venge , v. i. To take vengeance; with upon. [Obs.] A bird that will revenge upon you all. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 8 revenge — vb *avenge Analogous words: recompense, repay (see PAY): vindicate, defend, justify (see MAINTAIN) revenge n vengeance, *retaliation, retribution, reprisal Analogous words: *reparation, redress, amends: recompensing or recompense …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 9 revenge — [n] retaliation for wrong, grievance animus, attack, avenging, avengment, counterblow, counterinsurgency, counterplay, eye for an eye*, fight, getting even*, ill will, implacability, malevolence, measure for measure, rancor, repayment, reprisal,… …

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  • 10 revenge — m. revanche. Prendre son revenge : prendre sa revanche …

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  • 11 revenge — [ri venj′] vt. revenged, revenging [ME revengen < OFr revenger < re , again + vengier, to take vengeance < L vindicare: see VINDICATE] 1. to inflict damage, injury, or punishment in return for (an injury, insult, etc.); retaliate for 2.… …

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  • 12 Revenge 88 — was formed from the remains of Stagebeast in Ostend, Belgium.They recorded two singles in 1981, and another song was released on a compilation album.The band is also featured on the KBD compilations.They have recently been resurrected by their… …

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  • 13 revenge — I noun avengement, counterblast, counterstroke, desert, feud, implacability, nemesis, punishment, punitive action, quittance, reciprocation, repayment, reprisal, requital, retaliation, retaliatory punishment, retribution, retributive punishment,… …

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  • 14 revenge — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ sweet ▪ This was sweet revenge for our defeat earlier in the season. ▪ Revenge is sweet, so they say. VERB + REVENGE ▪ seek, want …

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  • 15 revenge — 01. The President has said that they will seek [revenge] for the attack on the capital city. 02. Bill Cosby told a very funny story about getting [revenge] against a kid that hit him in the face with a snowball. 03. In my opinion, [revenge]… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 16 revenge — I UK [rɪˈvendʒ] / US noun [uncountable] * 1) a) something that you do to hurt or punish someone because they have hurt you or someone else Revenge was a possible motive for the attack. revenge for: I wanted revenge for the trouble she had caused …

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  • 17 Revenge — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Revenge >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 revenge revenge revengement Sgm: N 1 vengeance vengeance Sgm: N 1 avengement avengement avengeance| sweet revenge vendetta death feud blood for blood retaliation &c. 718 …

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  • 18 revenge — re|venge1 [ rı vendʒ ] noun uncount * 1. ) something that you do to hurt or punish someone because they have hurt you or someone else: Revenge has been given as a possible motive for the attack. revenge for: I wanted revenge for the trouble she… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 Revenge R Us — infobox Book | | name = Revenge R Us orig title = translator = author = R. L. Stine cover artist = Tim Jacobus country = United States language = English series = classification = fiction genre = Horror fiction, Children s literature publisher =… …

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  • 20 revenge — re|venge1 [rıˈvendʒ] n [U] 1.) something you do in order to punish someone who has harmed or offended you get/have/take (your) revenge (on sb) ▪ He took revenge on his employers by setting fire to the factory. revenge for ▪ She is seeking revenge …

    Dictionary of contemporary English


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