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
: to resort to : go to
: to go in search of : look for
: to try to discover
: to avenge (oneself or another) usually by retaliating in kind or degree
: to inflict injury in return for
: 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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