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Synonyms and Antonyms of requital

  1. 1 payment to another for a loss or injury <the judge ordered the landlord to pay his former tenants $100,000 each as requital for goods lost or damaged in the apartment fire> Synonyms damages, indemnification, indemnity, quittance, recompense, recoupment, redress, remuneration, reparation, reprisal(s), compensation, restitution, satisfactionRelated Words punitive damage, solatium; amends, atonement, expiation; refund, reimbursement, repayment; adjustment, settlement; punishment, retaliation

  2. 2 something (as money) that is given or received in return for goods or services <the electrician's requital for the used car was in the form of work on the dealer's house> Synonyms compensation, consideration, pay, recompense, remittance, remuneration, paymentRelated Words salary, stipend, wage(s); disbursement, expenditure, outlay; rebate, refund; indemnity, recoupment, redress, reparation, restitution; adjustment, settlement; deposit; reimbursement, repayment; prepayment; overpayment; rent, rental

  3. 3 the act or an instance of responding to an injury with an injury <“an eye for an eye” is a form of requital that is still legal in some countries> Synonyms payback, reprisal, revenge, 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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