To do something in response to an action done to oneself or an associate, especially to attack or injure someone as a response to a hurtful action.
To set right; rectify or remedy, often by making compensation for (a wrong, grievance, etc.)
To cause physical harm to; hurt:
To correct by punishment or reproof; take to task.
To respond to (another) or do something to or for (another) in return for that person's action or emotion:
To inflict (vengeance), cause (harm or havoc), etc.
To influence the outcome or actions of (something) by improper or unlawful means:
To pay back:
Find another word for avenges. In this page you can discover 11 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for avenges, like: retaliates, revenges, vindicates, redresses, punishes, injures, chastens, requites, wreaks, fixes and repays.