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

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley