present tense third-person singular of requite

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1 to provide (someone) with a just payment for loss or injury
  • the company requited the employee who had fallen on the ice while leaving work by promptly paying all his medical bills, hoping that would stave off a lawsuit

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2 to punish in kind the wrongdoer responsible for
  • the future writer would later requite the abuse he suffered at the hands of his classmates by creating scathing portraits of them in his novels

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3 to make a return for
  • I fear my love for her will never be requited

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  • owes
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“Requites.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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