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 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 avenging. In this page you can discover 10 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for avenging, like: retaliating, revenging, vindicating, redressing, punishing, injuring, chastening, wreaking, fixing and repaying.