(Archaic) The act of taking something from an enemy by way of retaliation or indemnity.
A requiting or being requited
(Psychology) The return for performance of a desired behavior; positive reinforcement.
Violent response to an act of harm or perceived injustice.
Sanctions such as fine, confinement, or loss of rights to property administered to a person convicted of a crime.
The act of taking vengeance for injuries or wrongs; retaliation:
Payment for services; esp., wages or remuneration
Punishment and rehabilitation within a prison system
A return ticket.
The desire to make such a return
(Roman Catholic Church) An indulgence.
A mutual liking or understanding arising from sameness of feeling
A blow given in return
The act or fact of reciprocating; interchange.
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:
Retributive justice in its execution or outcome:
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