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retaliate

synonym (synonym of retaliate)

  • (verb.competition)
    take revenge for a perceived wrong (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    make a counterattack and return like for like, especially evil for evil (verb.competition)
     

hypernym (retaliate IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • make a counterattack and return like for like, especially evil for evil (verb.competition)
    make a strategic, offensive, assault against an enemy, opponent, or a target (verb.competition)
     
  • take revenge for a perceived wrong (verb.competition)
    impose a penalty on; inflict punishment on (verb.social)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF retaliate relation)

  • (verb.competition)
    take revenge or even out a score (verb.competition)
     

derivation (.... is derived from retaliate)

synonym hypernym hyponym derivation avenge revenge strike back hit strike penalise penalize get back get even retaliation revenge relatiative avenger retaliator

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