Associations to the word «Avenge»


AVENGE, noun. A vengeance; a revenge.
AVENGE, verb. (transitive) To take vengeance (for); to exact satisfaction for by punishing the injuring party; to vindicate by inflicting pain or evil on a wrongdoer.
AVENGE, verb. (intransitive) (obsolete) To take vengeance.
AVENGE, verb. (archaic) To treat revengefully; to wreak vengeance on.

Dictionary definition

AVENGE, verb. Take revenge for a perceived wrong; "He wants to avenge the murder of his brother".

Wise words

Life has no meaning unless one lives it with a will, at least to the limit of one's will. Virtue, good, evil are nothing but words, unless one takes them apart in order to build something with them; they do not win their true meaning until one knows how to apply them.
Paul Gauguin