noun re·quit·al \ri-ˈkwī-təl\

Definition of REQUITAL

:  something given in return, compensation, or retaliation
:  the act or action of requiting :  the state of being requited

Examples of REQUITAL

  1. <the judge ordered the landlord to pay his former tenants $100,000 each as requital for goods lost or damaged in the apartment fire>
  2. <the electrician's requital for the used car was in the form of work on the dealer's house>

First Known Use of REQUITAL



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