venged; venging

Examples of venge in a Sentence

a romance novel featuring a hotheaded hero who is ever ready to venge every affront to the family's honor
Recent Examples on the Web My reaction to your story is basically this: Cheaters are going to cheat, liars are going to lie, and vengeful girlfriends are going to venge. Amy Dickinson, Detroit Free Press, 12 June 2021

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Word History


Middle English vengen, borrowed from Anglo-French venger — more at vengeance

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of venge was in the 14th century

Cite this Entry

“Venge.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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