counter, strike back, requite, repay; see revenge.
"retaliate." YourDictionary, n.d. Web. 10 April 2019. <https://thesaurus.yourdictionary.com/retaliate>.
retaliate. (n.d.). Retrieved April 10th, 2019, from https://thesaurus.yourdictionary.com/retaliate
To return like for like, especially to return an unfriendly or hostile action with a similar one:
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