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Retaliate

Antonyms for retaliate:

forgive.

Synonyms for retaliate:

Sense 1

hit back, fight back, get back at.

Sense 2

oppose, pay back.

Sense 3

get back, return.

Sense 9

HIT.

Sense 14

strike.

answer

retort.

defend

fight back.

recompense

remunerate, make amends.

requite

pay off.

Other synonyms and related words:

Venge, oppose, get back, strike, satisfy, pay back, strike back, hit back, fight back, requite, pay off, avenged, remunerate, unavenged, meet, get back at, give, return.

Sense 1 (noun)

pay back, get back at.

Sense 2 (noun)

hit back.

counter (noun)

requite.

retaliate (noun)

strike back, avenge, revenge.

atone (verb)

restitute, redeem, make amends, rectify, redress, recompense, atone, compensate, appease.

get even with someone (verb)

strike back, return, get back at, requite, revenge, repay, reciprocate, recompense, pay back.

retaliate (verb)

Retribute, reciprocate, counteract, respond, avenge, repay, retort, exchange, countercharge, counterblow, reprise, return fire, revenge, counter.

revenge (verb)

punish.

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