Definitions, Meanings, Synonyms, Examples and Famous Quotes of revenge in English
UK /rɪˈvendʒ /
US /rɪˈvendʒ /
Harm done to someone as a punishment for harm that they have done to someone else
"She took/got/exacted (her) revenge on him for leaving her by smashing up his car."
The action of inflicting hurt or harm on someone for an injury or wrong suffered at their hands.
"Other spurned wives have taken public revenge on their husbands"
Action taken in return for an injury or offense
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Inflict hurt or harm on someone for an injury or wrong done to (someone else).
"It's a pity he chose that way to revenge his sister"
Take revenge for a perceived wrong
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Revenge is sweet
A revenge match
The demons want revenge.
Revenge for the insult
"The best revenge is democracy."
"God is a mean-spirited, pugnacious bully bent on revenge against His children for failing to live up to his impossible standards."
"I feel that success is the best revenge in this world."
"Success is the best revenge for anything. Keep ya head down and work hard to achieve."
"An eye for an eye.” “That's a revenge thing, right? From some play.” “The Bible, darling. The Lord of all plays."