Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English homepage

Topic: SPORT


revenge

1 noun
     
re‧venge1 [uncountable]
1 something you do in order to punish someone who has harmed or offended you
get/have/take (your) revenge (on somebody)
He took revenge on his employers by setting fire to the factory.
revenge for
She is seeking revenge for the murder of her husband.
in revenge for something
a bomb attack in revenge for the imprisonment of the terrorists
The murder was an act of revenge for the earlier killings.
revenge attacks on British troops
2DS the defeat of someone who has previously defeated you in a sport
revenge for
The Australians took revenge for their defeat here last time.
a revenge match
revengeful adjective
Word of the Day
The SPORT
Word of the Day is:

Other related topics