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retaliate


4 dicționare găsite pentru retaliate
Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Retaliate \Re*tal"i*ate\, v. i.
     To return like for like; specifically, to return evil for
     evil; as, to retaliate upon an enemy.
     [1913 Webster]

Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Retaliate \Re*tal"i*ate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Retaliated; p.
     pr. & vb. n. Retaliating.] [L. retaliatus, p. p. of
     retaliare to retaliate; pref. re- re- + a word akin to talio
     talion, retaliation. Cf. Talion.]
     To return the like for; to repay or requite by an act of the
     same kind; to return evil for (evil). [Now seldom used except
     in a bad sense.]
     [1913 Webster]
  
           One ambassador sent word to the duke's son that his
           visit should be retaliated.              --Sir T.
                                                    Herbert.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           It is unlucky to be obliged to retaliate the injuries
           of authors, whose works are so soon forgotten that we
           are in danger of appearing the first aggressors.
                                                    --Swift.
     [1913 Webster]

Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  retaliate
       v 1: take revenge for a perceived wrong; "He wants to avenge the
            murder of his brother" [syn: revenge, avenge]
       2: make a counterattack and return like for like, especially
          evil for evil; "The Empire strikes back"; "The Giants
          struck back and won the opener"; "The Israeli army
          retaliated for the Hamas bombing" [syn: strike back]

Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  52 Moby Thesaurus words for "retaliate":
     alternate, atone, avenge, bandy, be quits with, change,
     come back at, commute, compensate, cooperate, counter,
     counterchange, cover, do penance, even the score, exchange,
     expiate, fill up, get back at, get even with, give, give and take,
     give in exchange, give in return, hit back at, indemnify,
     interchange, launch a vendetta, logroll, make amends,
     make compensation, make good, make up for, pay back, permute,
     reciprocate, recompense, rectify, repay, requite, respond, retort,
     return, return the compliment, revenge, set right, strike back,
     swap, switch, take revenge, trade, transpose  
     

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