Associations to the word «Revenge»


REVENGE, noun. Any form of personal retaliatory action against an individual, institution, or group for some perceived harm or injustice.
REVENGE, noun. (competition) A win by the previous loser.
REVENGE, verb. (reflexive) To take one's revenge (on or upon) someone.
REVENGE, verb. (transitive) To take revenge for (a particular harmful action), to avenge.
REVENGE, verb. (intransitive) (archaic) To take vengeance; to revenge itself.
REVENGE PORN, noun. Sexually explicit media of a person distributed online without the consent of the pictured individual, typically by a former partner or hacker, and often with the intent to humiliate the subject and damage his/her reputation.

Dictionary definition

REVENGE, noun. Action taken in return for an injury or offense.
REVENGE, verb. Take revenge for a perceived wrong; "He wants to avenge the murder of his brother".

Wise words

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