requital

noun re·quit·al \ ri-ˈkwī-tᵊl \

Definition of requital

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

Examples of requital in a Sentence

  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

1545



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