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Revenge taken for an insult, injury, or other wrong.
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  1. Revenge taken for an insult, injury, or other wrong.
  2. Infliction of punishment in return for a wrong committed; retribution.
  3. The return of an injury for an injury, in punishment or retribution; avenging of an injury or offense; revenge
The act or practice of forcibly seizing an enemy's goods or citizens in retaliation for a loss or injury inflicted.
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  1. The act or practice of forcibly seizing an enemy's goods or citizens in retaliation for a loss or injury inflicted.
  2. The act or practice of using force, short of war, against another nation to obtain redress of grievances
  3. Injury done, or the doing of injury, in return for injury received; retaliation or an act of retaliation, specif. in war, as the killing of prisoners
A punishing or being punished
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  1. A punishing or being punished
  2. A penalty imposed on an offender for a crime or wrongdoing
  3. The imposition of a penalty or deprivation for wrongdoing:
  1. An act of retaliation; a counterattack
  2. Any action in opposition to a previous action.
An attack made in opposition to, or in reprisal for, another attack
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  1. An attack made in opposition to, or in reprisal for, another attack
  2. A return attack.
A blow given in return
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  1. A blow given in return
  2. A blow delivered in return.
An alternating back-and-forth movement.
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  1. An alternating back-and-forth movement.
  2. Alternate recurrence or action; as, the reciprocation of the sea in the flow and ebb of tides; oscillation.
  3. The act of reciprocating; interchange of acts; a mutual giving and returning; as, the reciprocation of kindness.
The act or practice of forcibly seizing an enemy's goods or citizens in retaliation for a loss or injury inflicted.
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  1. The act or practice of forcibly seizing an enemy's goods or citizens in retaliation for a loss or injury inflicted.
  2. The act or practice of using force, short of war, against another nation to obtain redress of grievances
  3. Injury done, or the doing of injury, in return for injury received; retaliation or an act of retaliation, specif. in war, as the killing of prisoners
Something given or done in return; repayment, reward, retaliation, or compensation
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  1. Something given or done in return; repayment, reward, retaliation, or compensation
  2. Return, as for an injury or friendly act.
  3. Retaliation or reprisal; vengeance.
(Archaic) Suitable repayment for one's actions; requital
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  1. (Archaic) Suitable repayment for one's actions; requital
  2. (Theology) Punishment or reward distributed in a future life based on performance in this one.
  3. Punishment administered in return for a wrong committed.
A chance to retaliate or get satisfaction, as by a return match after a defeat
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  1. A chance to retaliate or get satisfaction, as by a return match after a defeat
  2. The act of revenging; vengeance
  3. A desire for revenge; spite or vindictiveness:
This for that
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  1. This for that
  2. Repayment in kind, as for an injury; retaliation.
Revenge taken for an insult, injury, or other wrong.
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  1. Revenge taken for an insult, injury, or other wrong.
  2. Infliction of punishment in return for a wrong committed; retribution.
  3. The return of an injury for an injury, in punishment or retribution; avenging of an injury or offense; revenge
Find another word for retaliation. In this page you can discover 20 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for retaliation, like: vengeance, reprisal, punishment, revenge, counteraction, counterattack, counterblow, reciprocation, reprisal, requital and retribution.