seek revenge for

Definition of seek revenge for

:to plan to hurt the person who is responsible for an injury to oneself, a loved one, etc. often + for
  • He is seeking revenge for his father's murder.

Word by Word Definitions

seek play
  1. : to resort to : go to

  2. : to go in search of : look for

  3. : to try to discover

revenge play
  1. : to avenge (oneself or another) usually by retaliating in kind or degree

  2. : to inflict injury in return for

  1. : a desire for vengeance or retribution

  2. : an act or instance of retaliating in order to get even

  3. : an opportunity for getting satisfaction


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