What does retaliation mean?

Definitions for retaliation
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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word retaliation.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. retaliation, revenge(noun)

    action taken in return for an injury or offense

Wiktionary

  1. retaliation(Noun)

    Violent response to an act of harm or perceived injustice.

  2. retaliation(Noun)

    An act of violent response

Webster Dictionary

  1. Retaliation(noun)

    the act of retaliating, or of returning like for like; retribution; now, specifically, the return of evil for evil; e.g., an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth

Freebase

  1. Retaliation

    Retaliation is the second album by American comedian Dane Cook. It was released on July 26, 2005 by Comedy Central Records. The CDs contain a concert done by Cook at The Comedy Connection in Boston, Massachusetts. The DVD contains Dane's appearances on Shorties Watchin' Shorties and Crank Yankers, Comedy Central's Denis Leary Roast and Comedy Central's Bar Mitzvah Bash. The Crank Yankers call Foreign Guy English Lessons is previously unreleased. The album debuted at #4 on the Billboard 200, which was the most successful comedy album debut since Steve Martin's A Wild and Crazy Guy in 1978. It went gold six days after its initial release and platinum on November 30, 2005. As of April 16, 2008, the album has sold 1,264,748 copies in the US alone.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. retaliation

    This should never be resorted to as a measure of mere revenge, but only as a means of protective retribution, and, moreover, cautiously and unavoidably; that is to say, retaliation is only to be resorted to after careful inquiry into the real occurrence and the character of the misdeeds that may demand retribution.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of retaliation in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of retaliation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of retaliation in a Sentence

  1. Gerry Ritz:

    We will take whatever steps may be necessary including retaliation to achieve a fair resolution.

  2. Katherine Mitchell:

    There's no way I'd recommend anyone, any professional join the VA right now, because (VA Secretary Robert) McDonald has not made any substantial progress in holding people that do whistleblower retaliation accountable.

  3. Top PKK leader Cemil Bayik:

    We know there are people who have conducted such acts before as retaliation of massacres in Kurdistan.

  4. The FDIC:

    Given the committee's concerns about potential retaliation against whistleblowers discussed in previous letters to the FDIC, the FDIC's inclusion of a novel watermark raises serious questions about whether the agency it attempting to identify the source of committee materials.

  5. Martin Luther King, Jr.:

    Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. the foundation of such a method is love.

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