Definition of Getting even

1. Noun. A reciprocal group action. "In return we gave them as good as we got"

Exact synonyms: Paying Back, Return
Generic synonyms: Group Action
Specialized synonyms: Payment, Requital, Retaliation, Revenge, Reciprocation, Tit For Tat



Definition of Getting even

1. Verb. (present participle of get even) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Getting Even

getters
getters-up
gettest
getteth
getting
getting-to-know-you
getting a wriggle on
getting along
getting around to
getting behind
getting better
getting down
getting dressed
getting drunk
getting even (current term)
getting high
getting into someone's pants
getting it
getting laid
getting off
getting off on
getting on
getting out
getting over
getting the axe
getting the knack
getting to
getting to the point
getting up

Literary usage of Getting even

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1. Captain Bill McDonald, Texas Ranger: A Story of Frontier Reform by Albert Bigelow Paine (1909)
"... IX getting even WITH THE BROOKEN GANG THE BROOKENS DON *T WAIT FOR CALLERS. ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-SEVEN YEARS SENTENCE FOR AN OUTLAW THE brakes of the ..."

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