Translation of "revenge" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun [ no plural ] uk /rɪˈvendʒ/ us /rɪˈvendʒ/

something that you do to punish someone who has done something bad to you

He was shot in revenge for the murder.

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


noun /rəˈvendʒ/

harm done to another person in return for harm which he has done (to oneself or to someone else)

The man told the manager he would get/have his revenge / take revenge on the company for dismissing him
His revenge was to burn down the factory.

the desire to do such harm

The man said he had burned down the factory out of revenge / in revenge for being dismissed.

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