Revenge

What is Revenge ?

Revenge is (noun) the act of punishing someone in return for harm he or she has caused you They attacked the police station in revenge for the arrest of three members of the gang. All the time he spent in prison, his only thought was of revenge. He had his revenge in the end, when her car broke down and she had to phone for help. Synonym retaliation to get or take your revenge on someone to punish someone for something he or she has done to you (verb) to revenge yourself on someone to punish someone for something he or she has done to you She planned to revenge herself on the people who had treated her so badly. Compare avenge

 

source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level