HyperDic: revenge

English > 2 senses of the word revenge:
NOUNactrevenge, retaliationaction taken in return for an injury or offense
VERBcompetitionrevenge, avenge, retaliatetake revenge for a perceived wrong
revenge > pronunciation
Rhymesavenge ... Stonehenge: 3 rhymes with ehnjh...
English > revenge: 2 senses > noun 1, act
Meaningaction taken in return for an injury or offense.
NarrowerreprisalA retaliatory action against an enemy / enemy in wartime
vengeance, retribution, paybackThe act of taking revenge (harming someone in retaliation for something harmful that they have done) especially in the next life
Broaderreturn, paying back, getting evenA reciprocal group action
Spanishdesquite, represalia, revancha, venganza
Catalanrepresàlia, revenja, venjament, venja, venjança
Verbsrevengetake revenge for a perceived wrong
English > revenge: 2 senses > verb 1, competition
MeaningTake revenge for a perceived wrong.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsavenge, retaliate
Narrowerget even, get backTake revenge or even out a score
Broaderpunish, penalize, penaliseimpose a penalty on
Spanishdesquitarse, retaliar, vengarse, vengar
Catalanrevenjar-se, venjar
Nounsrevengeaction taken in return for an injury or offense

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