Thesaurus

retribution

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of retribution

  1. the act or an instance of responding to an injury with an injury the neighborhood is being torn apart by an endless cycle of gang violence and retribution Synonyms of retribution payback, reprisal, requital, retaliation, revenge, vengeanceWords Related to retribution 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 of retribution clemency, grace, leniency, lenity, mercy; forgiveness, pardon, remission



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up retribution? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!