Synonyms of revenge in English:

revenge


See definition of revenge

noun

1‘she is seeking revenge for the murder of her husband’

SYNONYMS

vengeance, retribution, retaliation, reprisal, requital, recrimination, tit for tat, measure for measure, getting even, redress, satisfaction, repayment, payback

lex talionis

rare ultion

2‘they were so filled with revenge that they shot his father’

SYNONYMS

vengefulness, vindictiveness, vitriol, virulence, spite, spitefulness, malice, maliciousness, malevolence, malignancy, ill will, animosity, antipathy, enmity, hostility, acrimony, venom, poison, hate, hatred, rancour, bitterness

literary revengefulness, maleficence


verb

1‘he was determined to revenge his brother's murder’

SYNONYMS

avenge, exact revenge for, take revenge for, make retaliation for, retaliate for, exact retribution for, take reprisals for, get redress for, get satisfaction for

requite

2‘I'll be revenged on the whole pack of you’

SYNONYMS

take revenge on, exact revenge on, wreak revenge on, get one's revenge on, avenge oneself on, take vengeance on, get even with, settle a score with, settle the score with, get, pay back, pay out, retaliate against, retaliate on, take reprisals against, exact retribution on, let someone see how it feels, give someone their just deserts, give someone a dose of their own medicine, give someone a taste of their own medicine, give as good as one gets

give like for like, return like for like, give tit for tat

informal give someone their comeuppance

British informal get one's own back on

archaic recriminate

rare give someone a Roland for an Oliver