Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb avenge

1 sense of avenge

Sense 1
revenge, avenge, retaliate -- (take revenge for a perceived wrong; "He wants to avenge the murder of his brother")
       => punish, penalize, penalise -- (impose a penalty on; inflict punishment on; "The students were penalized for showing up late for class"; "we had to punish the dog for soiling the floor again")

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