HyperDic: retribution

English > 3 senses of the word retribution:
NOUNpossessionretribution, requitala justly deserved penalty
actretributionthe act of correcting for your wrongdoing
actretribution, vengeance, paybackthe act of taking revenge (harming someone in retaliation for something harmful that they have done) especially in the next life
retribution > pronunciation
Soundsreh.trahbyuw'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > retribution: 3 senses > noun 1, possession
MeaningA justly deserved penalty.
Synonymrequital
BroaderpenaltyA payment required for not fulfilling a contract
Spanishcompensación, retribución
English > retribution: 3 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of correcting for your wrongdoing.
Broadercorrection, rectificationThe act of offering an improvement to replace a mistake
Spanishretribución
Catalanretribució
English > retribution: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of taking revenge (harming someone in retaliation for something harmful that they have done) especially in the next life.
Example "the swiftness of divine retribution"
Synonymsvengeance, payback
Broaderretaliation, revengeaction taken in return for an injury or offense
Spanishcástigo, desquite, represalia, revancha, venganza, vindicación
Catalanvenjament, venjança, vindicació

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