Complete Definition of "retaliate"

English

Verb
en-verb|retaliat|ing

  1. To do something harmful or negative to get revenge for some harm; to fight back or respond in kind to an injury or affront.

#:John replied to Peter's insult with a verbal attack to retaliate for Peter's acid remark earlier.

Translations

Finnish: kostaa, vastata samalla mitalla
French: riposter <ref>Le Trésor de la Langue Française informatisé</ref>
Icelandic: svara í sömu mynt
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Italian: reagire, rivalersi <ref name=oxf-par>Oxford-Paravia Concise - Dizionario Inglese-Italiano e Italiano-Inglese. Edited by Maria Cristina Bareggi. Torino: Paravia, 2003 (in collaboration with Oxford University Press). W:Wikipedia:book sources| ISBN 8839551107. Online version here</ref>

Derived terms
retaliation

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