Synonyms and Antonyms of payback
the act or an instance of responding to an injury with an injury <we are hoping to get payback for the humiliating defeat we suffered at the hands of our rivals during our last matchup> Synonyms revenge, reprisal, requital, retaliation, retribution, vengeanceRelated Words counter, counterattack, counteroffensive; castigation, chastisement, correction; desert(s), discipline, nemesis, penalty, punishment, wrath; amends, compensation, indemnification, indemnity, quittance, recompense, recoupment, redress, remuneration, reparation(s), restitutionNear Antonyms clemency, grace, leniency, lenity, mercy; forgiveness, pardon, remission
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