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Definition of Retaliate


  1. To return the like for; to repay or requite by an act of the same kind; to return evil for (evil). [Now seldom used except in a bad sense.]
  2. To return like for like; specifically, to return evil for evil; as, to retaliate upon an enemy.
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Retaliate Translations

retaliate in German is vergelten
retaliate in Spanish is desquitarse