Definitions of revenge

  1. To take revenge for; retaliate.
  2. To inflict injury for, in a spiteful, wrong, or malignant spirit; to wreak vengeance for maliciously.
  3. To inflict pain or punishment in return for; avenge; as, to revenge an insult.
  4. To punish or injure in return: to avenge.
  5. To take vengeance; - with
  6. To inflict pain or injury in return for injury; to inflict injury from feelings of malice for a wrong.
  7. 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.
  8. The act of revenging; vengeance; retaliation; a returning of evil for evil.
  9. The disposition to revenge; a malignant wishing of evil to one who has done us an injury.
  10. The act of returning an injury; a feeling of desire to return evil for evil.
  11. Revenger.
  12. The act of revenging: injury inflicted in return: a malicious injuring in return for an offence or injury received: the passion for retaliation.
  13. The act of revenging; disposition to revenge; retaliation.
  14. The returning of injury for injury.
  15. The act of revenging; a malicious or spiteful infliction of pain or injury in return for injury; the passion to inflict revenge.
  16. A malicious or spiteful infliction of injury in return for an injury; the passion for retaliation excited by an injury or an affront.
  17. Revengely.
  18. Revengeful.