retaliation

Retaliate vs Retaliation - What's the difference?

retaliate | retaliation | Derived terms |

Retaliation is a derived term of retaliate.

Retaliate is a related term of retaliation.


As a verb retaliate

is to do something harmful or negative to get revenge for some harm; to fight back or respond in kind to an injury or affront.

As a noun retaliation is

violent response to an act of harm or perceived injustice.

What is the difference between revenge and retaliation?

revenge | retaliation |


As nouns the difference between revenge and retaliation

is that revenge is any form of personal retaliatory action against an individual, institution, or group for some perceived harm or injustice while retaliation is violent response to an act of harm or perceived injustice.

As a verb revenge

is (reflexive) to take one's revenge (on'' or ''upon ) someone.

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