Synonyms of retribution


1. retribution, requital, penalty

usage: a justly deserved penalty

2. retribution, correction, rectification

usage: the act of correcting for your wrongdoing

3. vengeance, retribution, payback, retaliation, revenge

usage: the act of taking revenge (harming someone in retaliation for something harmful that they have done) especially in the next life; "Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord"--Romans 12:19; "For vengeance I would do nothing. This nation is too great to look for mere revenge"--James Garfield; "he swore vengeance on the man who betrayed him"; "the swiftness of divine retribution"

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Definition and meaning of retribution (Dictionary)