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avenge - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'avenge' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Avenge [ n.]
- Vengeance; revenge.
2 . Avenge [ v. i.]
- To take vengeance.
3 . Avenge [ 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.
- To treat revengefully; to wreak vengeance on.

Meaning of 'avenge' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . avenge [ v]
Meaning (1):
- take revenge for a perceived wrong
Example in sentence:
  • He wants to avenge the murder of his brother