Retaliation

Definition of Retaliation

Re`tal`i`a´tion
n.1.The act of retaliating, or of returning like for like; retribution; now, specifically, the return of evil for evil; e.g., an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth.
God . . . takes what is done to others as done to himself, and by promise obloges himself to full retaliation.
- Calamy.

Related Words

alternation, amends, atonement, avengement, avenging, balancing, battledore and shuttlecock, blood feud, blow for blow, commutation, compensation, cooperation, correction, counteraction, counterbalancing, counterblow, counterchange, cross fire, discipline, exchange, expiation, feud, getting even, give-and-take, indemnification, indemnity, interchange, intermutation, interplay, lex talionis, measure for measure, mutual admiration, mutual support, mutual transfer, mutuality, offsetting, permutation, punishment, quid pro quo, reciprocality, reciprocation, reciprocity, recompense, rectification, redress, reparation, repayment, reprisal, requital, restitution, retribution, revanche, revanchism, revenge, satisfaction, something for something, substitution, sweet revenge, tit for tat, transposal, transposition, vendetta, vengeance
Word:

Browse

Resuscitant
Resuscitate
Resuscitation
Resuscitative
Resuscitator
Ret
Retable
Retail
Retailer
Retailment
Retain
retain wall
Retainable
Retainal
Retainer
Retaining wall
Retainment
Retake
Retaker
Retaliate
-Retaliation-
Retaliative
Retaliatory
Retard
Retard of the tide
Retardation
Retardation of the tide
Retardative
Retarded
Retarder
Retardment
Retch
Retchless
Rete
Retecious
Retection
Retell
Retene
Retent
Retention
Retention cyst
# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

© 2014 Delaflex, Inc.Dictionary Home | Privacy Policy