avenge

[Verb] To punish someone for some harm they have caused you.
Example: The soldiers fought to avenge the deaths of their friends.
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Avenge

A·venge' transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Avenged ; present participle & verbal noun Avenging ] [ Old French avengier ; Latin ad + vindicare to lay claim to, to avenge, revenge. See Vengeance .]...
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Avenge

A·venge' intransitive verb To take vengeance. Levit. xix. 18.
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Avenge

A·venge' noun Vengeance; revenge. [ Obsolete] Spenser.
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avenge

1. To take vengeance for; to exact satisfaction for by punishing the injuring party; to vindicate by inflicting pain or evil on a wrongdoer. ... 2. To treat revengefully; to wreak vengeance on. 'Thy judgment in avenging thine enemies.' (Bp. Hall) ... To avenge is to inflict punishment upon evil doers in behalf of ourselves, or others for whom we ac...
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Avenge

• (n.) Vengeance; revenge. • (v. t.) To treat revengefully; to wreak vengeance on. • (v. i.) To take vengeance. • (v. t.) To take vengeance for; to exact satisfaction for by punishing the injuring party; to vindicate by inflicting pain or evil on a wrongdoer.
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avenge

avenge (uh VENJ) 1. A person who avenges is usually a third party acting on behalf of another in the sense of achieving justice; to wreak vengeance, to retaliate, to get even for, to punish: 'Sam avenged his mother's injury.' 'Bill planned to avenge his brother's death by burning the murderer's house down.' 'The settlers avenged the burning ...
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