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.
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
the defeat of someone who has previously defeated you in a sport
The Australians took revenge for their defeat here last time.
a revenge match