seek revenge for

Definition of seek revenge for

  1. :  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

  1. :  to resort to :  go to

    :  to go in search of :  look for

    :  to try to discover

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

    :  to inflict injury in return for

  1. :  a desire for vengeance or retribution

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

    :  an opportunity for getting satisfaction

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capable of being understood in two ways

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