retaliate


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Synonyms for retaliate

pay someone back

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  • pay someone back
  • hit back
  • strike back
  • reciprocate
  • take revenge
  • get back at someone
  • get even with
  • even the score
  • get your own back
  • wreak vengeance
  • exact retribution
  • give as good as you get
  • take an eye for an eye
  • make reprisal
  • give (someone) a taste of his or her own medicine
  • give tit for tat
  • return like for like

Synonyms for retaliate

to return like for like, especially to return an unfriendly or hostile action with a similar one

Synonyms for retaliate

take revenge for a perceived wrong

make a counterattack and return like for like, especially evil for evil

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Summary: New Delhi [India], Jan 15 (ANI): Chief of Army Staff General Bipin Rawat on Monday said the ceasefire violations by Pakistan are frequent but the Indian Army retaliates to it effectively.
But the historical record suggests that North Korea would opt for regime survival and not retaliate.
Yun lang baka mag retaliate (They might retaliate).
Later, when he was questioned by the police for not retaliating during the militant attack, he had claimed he couldn't retaliate as his service rifle had slipped from his hand.
Erdogan and Sharif said they would retaliate against any breach of the Saudi territories, as they discussed in a phone call a host of regional issues including the conflict in Yemen, Anadolu news agency quoted sources in the presidency.
SIDON, Lebanon: The Israeli army launched an observation balloon Thursday morning to survey the area over the town of Metula, a week after Hezbollah vowed to retaliate for an Israeli air raid.
Turkey warns Syria again that it would not hesitate to retaliate for any strike on its soil as the country's top military commander visited troops stationed at the reinforced border.
Assad infantry storm into Yarmouk Camp Moscow wants the approval of the Security Council on the Geneva Accord, Washington stipulates sanctions if not implemented AL MOUSTAQBAL: Sleiman steadfast on congratulating ISF on Samaha case, retaliates to "preachers" who claim elections not to take place Iran's defense strategy: Hezbollah to retaliate to Israel ANNAHAR: Conflict under control in Aakar, Rweiss under scrutiny Sleiman from Amcheet to skeptics: No backing down March 14 contains repercussions of release of officers Fate of abductees still unknown, loss of contact with kidnappers AL HAYAT: Damascus reproach Lebanese President for uncovering its apology over Aakar violations Official Lebanese-Syrian tension made public
Hutton appeared to retaliate after a bad challenge from Murphy.
Ahmadi-nejad said, "We reserve our right to retaliate against any error on the part of the U.
Retaliate: He also vowed that Iran would retaliate should its ships be searched over suspicions that the cargo may violate the new sanctions, which were approved by the UN Security Council earlier this month.
KATHMANDU, May 6 -- The UCPN (Maoist) has decided to retaliate against anyone who attacks its cadres during demonstrations.
Iran Urges Hizbullah to Retaliate Strongly if Israel Should Attack It
If Brazil opts to retaliate over cotton, it could raise import tariffs on products on the final list by as much as 100 percent, Trade and Development Minister Miguel Jorge wrote in the government's Official Gazette.
life the fair sex will retaliate the dark sex will retaliate a fair