Translation of "retaliate" - English-Turkish dictionary


verb [ I ] uk us /rɪˈtælieɪt/

to do something bad to someone because they have done something bad to you

misilleme yapmak, yapılan bir kötülüğe kötülükle cevap vermek
They have threatened to retaliate against any troops that attack.
retaliation uk us /rɪˌtæliˈeɪʃən/ noun [ U ]

They bombed the hotel in retaliation for the arrests.
retaliatory uk us /rɪˈtæliətəri/ adjective

misilleme olarak yapılan
retaliatory measures

(Translation of “retaliate” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)