The definition of avenge is to get revenge for or punish someone for a wrongdoing.
To make a return for something given or done.
(Archaic) To seek or take vengeance for (oneself or another person); avenge.
(Intransitive) To fix one's residence; to establish a dwelling place or home.
To excuse or forgive (a person) for some minor fault, discourtesy, etc.
To give up resentment against or the desire to punish; stop being angry with; pardon
To feel or express compassion, as for another's suffering; commiserate.
To return like for like, especially to return an unfriendly or hostile action with a similar one
To act, do, move, etc. counter to (a person or thing); oppose or check
To respond to (another) or do something to or for (another) in return for that person's action or emotion:
To pay back.
Retort is defined as to reply to something, often in a witty or sarcastic way that turns the comment back to the previous speaker.
The definition of attack is to make an attempt to hurt someone or something (physically or verbally), to destroy someone or something, to impact someone or something in a dangerous manner, or to forcibly take someone or something.
Find another word for retaliate. In this page you can discover 17 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for retaliate, like: strike back, avenge, reciprocate, return, revenge, settle, turn-the-other-cheek, pardon, forgive, sympathize and forgiveness.