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Definition of "retribute" []

  • To pay back; to give in return, as payment, reward, or punishment; to requite. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "retribute" in a sentence
  • "Bomb Iran and they with their low grade material will have enough for dirty bombs to retribute, and they will."
  • "God, I say, is the only judge in this case, who will retribute unto every one at the last day according to his deserts; that is, according to his sincerity and uprightness in endeavouring to promote piety, and the public weal, and peace of mankind."
  • "And this is almost all wherein an humble Creature may endeavour to requite and some way to retribute [22] unto his Creator: for if not he that saith,"
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