Retaliate synonyms

rĭ-tăl'ē-āt'
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The definition of avenge is to get revenge for or punish someone for a wrongdoing.
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(Intransitive) To retaliate
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To make a return for something given or done.
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To report, or bring back and make known.
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(Archaic) To seek or take vengeance for (oneself or another person); avenge.
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(Intransitive) To fix one's residence; to establish a dwelling place or home.
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(Idiomatic) To accept a punishment or an injury and not act out revenge or retaliate.
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To excuse or forgive (a person) for some minor fault, discourtesy, etc.
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To give up resentment against or the desire to punish; stop being angry with; pardon
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To feel or express compassion, as for another's suffering; commiserate.
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To return like for like, especially to return an unfriendly or hostile action with a similar one
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To act, do, move, etc. counter to (a person or thing); oppose or check
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To respond to (another) or do something to or for (another) in return for that person's action or emotion:
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To pay back.
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Retort is defined as to reply to something, often in a witty or sarcastic way that turns the comment back to the previous speaker.
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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.
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Find another word for retaliate. In this page you can discover 21 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for retaliate, like: avenge, strike back, reciprocate, return, revenge, settle, turn-the-other-cheek, pardon, forgive, sympathize and forgiveness.