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
Examples of avenge in a Sentence
A crime which is the crime of many none avenge.
What's driving me is a sense of wanting to avenge the death of my brother and his wife.
Let my son never forget the last words of his father, which I repeat emphatically; let him never seek to avenge our deaths.
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.
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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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