Translation of "avenge" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /əˈvendʒ/ us formal

to do harm to or punish the person responsible for something bad done to you or your family or friends in order to achieve a fair situation

He swore he would avenge his brother’s death.
She determined to avenge herself on the killer.
At the end of the film, the murderer is killed by his victim’s avenging girlfriend.
avenger noun uk /əˈven.dʒər/ us /-dʒɚ/

vengador, -ora
Russell Crowe stars as a grief-stricken avenger on the trail of his family’s killers.

(Translation of “avenge” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /əˈvendʒ/

(literary) to take revenge for a wrong on behalf of someone else

He avenged his brother / his brother’s death.
avenger noun


(Translation of “avenge” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)