revenge, avenge, retaliate(verb)
take revenge for a perceived wrong
"He wants to avenge the murder of his brother"
A vengeance; a revenge.
To take vengeance (for); to exact satisfaction for by punishing the injuring party; to vindicate by inflicting pain or evil on a wrongdoer.
To treat revengefully; to wreak vengeance on.
Origin: From avengier, from a- + vengier, from vindicare.
to take vengeance for; to exact satisfaction for by punishing the injuring party; to vindicate by inflicting pain or evil on a wrongdoer
to treat revengefully; to wreak vengeance on
to take vengeance
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
a-venj′, v.t. to vindicate: take vengeance on some one on account of some injury or wrong (with on, upon; of obsolete).—adj. Avenge′ful.—ns. Avenge′ment; Aveng′er, one who avenges:—fem. Aveng′eress. [O. Fr. avengier—L. vindicāre. See Vengeance.]
The numerical value of avenge in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of avenge in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
A crime which is the crime of many none avenge.
I thought ten thousand swords must have leaped from their scabbards to avenge even a look that threatened her with insult. But the age of chivalry is gone.
ShipYourEnemiesGlitter is all about one-time revenge, bad Neighbour Notes is all about the ability to avenge yourself over and over again for all of the annoying things your neighbour does to you.
I lost a lot of friends in this war and I resist to avenge their death, no matter the destruction in Kobani, it can be built again -- the important thing is to destroy this strange enemy that entered our land.
I lost my best friend eight months ago. She killed herself to save her friends and the injured around her, these are the difficult moments that we live, but I told you we gain strength from these martyrs. They are difficult moments that make you do more to avenge their death to make her dreams come true. The road she began, you finish.
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- pomstít, mstítCzech
- dìolScottish Gaelic
- 復讐, かたきを討つ, あだを討つJapanese
- ulciscor, persequor, punio, vindico, vindicaboLatin
- rangaranga, rānaki, ngakiMāori
- zemścić sięPolish
- мстить, отомститьRussian
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