Meaning of avenge

a•venge

Pronunciation: (u-venj'), [key]
— a•venged, a•veng•ing.
  1. to take vengeance or exact satisfaction for: to avenge a grave insult.
  2. to take vengeance on behalf of: He avenged his brother.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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