Part of speech:
Violent response to an act of harm or perceived injustice.
Vengeance is something done in revenge, such as a punishment issued.
A blow given in return
The act or fact of reciprocating; interchange.
Reprisal is an act of using force or causing injury for vengeance.
A requiting or being requited
(Theology) Punishment or reward distributed in a future life based on performance in this one.
Tit for tat is defined as a repayment of equal value for a trade or for retaliation.
The experience or beginning of a feeling, need, or desire:
A move made in opposition or retaliation to another.
(Intransitive) To perform a counterstrike.
Find another word for counterattack. In this page you can discover 26 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for counterattack, like: retaliation, revenge, counterplay, vengeance, counteraction, counterblow, reciprocation, reprisal, requital, retribution and tit for tat.