to provide (someone) with a just payment for loss or injury <the company requited the employee who had fallen on the ice while leaving work by promptly paying all his medical bills, hoping that would stave off a lawsuit>
to punish in kind the wrongdoer responsible for <the future writer would later requite the abuse he suffered at the hands of his classmates by creating scathing portraits of them in his novels> Related Words castigate
to make a return for <I fear my love for her will never be requited> Related Words exchange
; give back
, get back
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