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retaliated

[ ri-tal-ee-eyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF retaliated

Synonyms for retaliated

  • reciprocate
  • get
  • pay
  • recompense
  • repay
  • requite
  • retrospect
  • return
  • revenge
  • revive
  • settle
  • even the score
  • exact retribution
  • get back at
  • give and take
  • make reprisal
  • pay back
  • return the compliment
  • square accounts
  • strike back
  • take an eye for an eye
  • take revenge
  • turn the tables on
  • turn upon
  • wreak vengeance
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Antonyms for retaliated

  • depart
  • leave
  • lose
  • take
  • forgive
  • pardon
  • sympathize
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR RETALIATED

Thus have I retaliated the kindness you designed to me and my companions.'

"I'm in a regular nest of female detectives," he retaliated gayly.

They say the thing is impossible; I have retaliated by saying it is imperative.

When the Chippewa retaliated they would go in the same proportion.

Nature has retaliated by making me also an unnaturally inferior person.

It was no wonder that the Americans retaliated whenever they had the opportunity.

For this hanging of prisoners the Loyalists, of course, retaliated in kind.

The Sultan's troops, led by able commanders, retaliated in kind.

The students at Wittenberg retaliated by burning Tetzel's theses.

It must be owned, however, that our party often retaliated on them in a fearful manner.

WORD ORIGIN

1610s, from Latin retaliatus, past participle of retaliare "requite, retaliate" (see retaliation). Related: Retaliated; retaliating.