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Definition of "requite" [re•quite]

  • To make repayment or return for: requite another's love. See Synonyms at reciprocate. (verb-transitive)
  • To avenge. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "requite" in a sentence
  • "Behold > [May He behold] 9 And what I cannot requite, +requite+ with usury. requite > [may He requite] usury > interest"
  • "He is desperate to be shadow chancellor, the second most important role on the opposition frontbench after your own, and he will be unforgiving if you don't requite his ambition."
  • "Undoubtedly this liar of singular felicity would open his mouth and requite me for my St. Elias bear."