Synonyms and Antonyms of requital

  1. 1 payment to another for a loss or injury the judge ordered the landlord to pay his former tenants $100,000 each as requital for goods lost or damaged in the apartment fire Synonyms damages, indemnification, indemnity, quittance, recompense, recoupment, redress, remuneration, reparation, reprisal(s), compensation, restitution, satisfactionRelated Words punitive damage, solatium; amends, atonement, expiation; refund, reimbursement, repayment; adjustment, settlement; punishment, retaliation

  2. 2 something (as money) that is given or received in return for goods or services the electrician's requital for the used car was in the form of work on the dealer's house Synonyms compensation, consideration, pay, recompense, remittance, remuneration, paymentRelated Words salary, stipend, wage(s); disbursement, expenditure, outlay; rebate, refund; indemnity, recoupment, redress, reparation, restitution; adjustment, settlement; deposit; reimbursement, repayment; prepayment; overpayment; rent, rental

  3. 3 the act or an instance of responding to an injury with an injury “an eye for an eye” is a form of requital that is still legal in some countries Synonyms payback, reprisal, revenge, retaliation, retribution, vengeanceRelated Words counter, counterattack, counteroffensive; castigation, chastisement, correction; desert(s), discipline, nemesis, penalty, punishment, wrath; amends, compensation, indemnification, indemnity, quittance, recompense, recoupment, redress, remuneration, reparation(s), restitutionNear Antonyms clemency, grace, leniency, lenity, mercy; forgiveness, pardon, remission

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