Pronunciation of Retribution
/ɹˌɛtɹɪbjˈuːʃən/, /ɹˌɛtɹɪbjˈuːʃən/, /ɹ_ˌɛ_t_ɹ_ɪ_b_j_ˈuː_ʃ_ə_n/

Synonyms for retribution:

Sense 1

comeuppance, counterattack, tit for tat.

Sense 2


Sense 6


Other synonyms and related words:

deserts, comeuppance, payback, requital, counterattack, pain.

atonement (noun)

rectification, amends, restitution, atonement, redress, penance, redemption, appeasement, Recompensation, satisfaction, reparation, compensation.

payback for another's action (noun)

vengeance, punishment, comeuppance, revenge, repayment, retaliation, reprisal, compensation, reckoning, counterblow, reward, requital, satisfaction, redress.

payment (noun)

payroll, expenditure, settlement, repayment, salary, discharge, fee, reckoning, remuneration, bankroll, refund, disbursement, wage, wages, installment, reward, incentive, reimbursement.

penalty (noun)

discount, abatement, drawback, penalty, encumbrance, handicap, chastisement, deduction, fine, discipline, judgment, correction, forfeiture, punishment, burden, premium.

punishment (noun)

execution, castigation, sentence, price, revenge, anguish, confinement, imprisonment, persecution, affliction, incarceration, agony, torture, verdict, distress, reprisal, crucifixion, payment.

retaliation (noun)

response, retort, reciprocation, vengeance, counterblow, return, exchange, countercharge, retaliation, counteraction.

retribution (noun)

vengeance, requital.

revenge (noun)

requital, reprisal.

revenge (verb)

vendetta, comeback.

Usage examples for retribution:

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