requite

requite
Synonyms and related words:
alternate, amend, atone, avenge, bandy, be quits with, change, commute, compensate, compensate for, content, cooperate, correct, counterchange, emend, exchange, get back at, get even with, get satisfaction, give and take, give satisfaction, indemnify, interchange, kick back, logroll, make all square, make amends, make good, make reparation, make requital, make restitution, make retribution, make right, make up for, make up to, pay, pay back, pay damages, pay in kind, pay off, pay reparations, permute, put right, put straight, put to rights, quit, reciprocate, recompense, recoup, rectify, redress, refund, reimburse, remedy, remunerate, repay, respond, respond to, retaliate, return, return the compliment, revenge, reward, right, satisfy, set right, set straight, set to rights, set up, square, swap, switch, trade, transpose

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  • Requite — Re quite (r? kw?t ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Requited}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Requiting}.] [Pref. re + quit.] To repay; in a good sense, to recompense; to return (an equivalent) in good; to reward; in a bad sense, to retaliate; to return (evil) for evil; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • requite — index defray, disburse (pay out), indemnify, reciprocate, recoup (reimburse), recriminate, refund …   Law dictionary

  • requite — (v.) 1520s, from RE (Cf. re ) back + M.E. quite clear, pay up (see QUIT (Cf. quit)). Related: Requited; requiting …   Etymology dictionary

  • requite — *reciprocate, retaliate, return Analogous words: repay, recompense, compensate (see PAY): *satisfy, content: revenge (see AVENGE) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • requite — [ri kwīt′] vt. requited, requiting [ RE + quite, obs. var. of QUIT] 1. to make return or repayment for (a benefit, service, etc., or an injury, wrong, etc.) 2. to make return or repayment to for a benefit, injury, etc.; reward or retaliate… …   English World dictionary

  • requite — v.tr. 1 make return for (a service). 2 (often foll. by with) reward or avenge (a favour or injury). 3 (often foll. by for) make return to (a person). 4 (often foll. by for, with) repay with good or evil (requite like for like; requite hate with… …   Useful english dictionary

  • requite — transitive verb (requited; requiting) Etymology: re + obsolete quite to quit, pay, from Middle English quiten more at quit Date: 1529 1. a. to make return for ; repay b. to make retaliation for ; avenge …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • requite — requitable, adj. requitement, n. requiter, n. /ri kwuyt /, v.t., requited, requiting. 1. to make repayment or return for (service, benefits, etc.). 2. to make retaliation for (a wrong, injury, etc.); avenge. 3. to make return to (a person …   Universalium

  • requite — verb a) To return in kind; To repay; to recompense; to reward. He bowed slightly to K.s uncle, who appeared very flattered to make this new acquaintance, yet, being by nature incapable of expressing obligation, requited the Clerk of the Courts… …   Wiktionary

  • requite — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. retaliate, avenge; repay, indemnify, make amends, reward. See retaliation, gratitude. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. remunerate, repay, recompense, compensate, reward, satisfy, pay off, settle with,… …   English dictionary for students

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