Definition of Requital

1. Noun. A justly deserved penalty.

Exact synonyms: Retribution
Generic synonyms: Penalty



2. Noun. An act of requiting; returning in kind.
Exact synonyms: Payment
Generic synonyms: Getting Even, Paying Back, Return
Derivative terms: Requite

Definition of Requital

1. n. The act of requiting; also, that which requites; return, good or bad, for anything done; in a good sense, compensation; recompense; as, the requital of services; in a bad sense, retaliation, or punishment; as, the requital of evil deeds.

Definition of Requital

1. Noun. Compensation for loss or damage; amends. ¹

2. Noun. retaliation or reprisal; vengeance. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Requital

1. something given in return, compensation, or retaliation [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Requital

requisitionary
requisitioned
requisitioner
requisitioners
requisitioning
requisitionist
requisitionists
requisitions
requisitive
requisitives
requisitor
requisitors
requisitory
requit
requitable
requital (current term)
requitals
requite
requited
requitement
requiter
requiters
requites
requiting
requits
requitted
requote
requoted
requotes
requoting

Literary usage of Requital

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1. The Nicomachean Ethics of Aristotle by Aristotle (1891)
"... effected by But this simple requital does not correspond either 2 money, we with that which is lust in distribution or with that and this is T* • t ..."

2. The English Works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury by Thomas ( Hobbes (1843)
"Besides, the requital you make the Athenians is HI. not proportionable, nor free from dishonesty. For '' ' you, as you say yourselves, brought in the Athen- ..."

3. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"The act of paying a person: spec, compensation, remuneration, satisfaction, repayment, reward, requital, reimbursement, recoupment, recompense. i. ..."

4. Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages: Classified Subjectively and by Robert Christy (1887)
"requital. 1. He that looks for a requital serves himself, not me. Resolution. 1. A resolute man cares nothing about difficulties. Tamil. 2. ..."

5. English Synonymes Explained: In Alphabetical Order ; with Copious by George Crabb (1883)
"... AMENDS, SATISFACTION, RECOMPENSE, REMUNERATION, requital, ... requital, from to qui/, that which acquits ..."

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