A requiting or being requited
(Archaic) The act of taking something from an enemy by way of retaliation or indemnity.
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
Retributive justice in its execution or outcome:
A return ticket.
(Psychology) The return for performance of a desired behavior; positive reinforcement.
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:
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