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Definition of Revenge


  1. To inflict harm in return for, as an injury, insult, etc.; to exact satisfaction for, under a sense of injury; to avenge; -- followed either by the wrong received, or by the person or thing wronged, as the object, or by the reciprocal pronoun as direct object, and a preposition before the wrong done or the wrongdoer.
  2. To inflict injury for, in a spiteful, wrong, or malignant spirit; to wreak vengeance for maliciously.
  3. To take vengeance; -- with
  4. The act of revenging; vengeance; retaliation; a returning of evil for evil.
  5. The disposition to revenge; a malignant wishing of evil to one who has done us an injury.
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Revenge Translations

revenge in Dutch is wraak
revenge in French is vengeance
revenge in German is Rache {f}, Rache, Ahndung {f}
revenge in Italian is vendetta
revenge in Latin is ultio ultionis
revenge in Spanish is venganza