requital

  • 1 Requital — Re*quit al ( al), n. [From {Requite}.] The act of requiting; also, that which requites; return, good or bad, for anything done; in a good sense, compensation; recompense; as, the requital of services; in a bad sense, retaliation, or punishment;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 requital — re‧quit‧al [rɪˈkwaɪtl] noun [uncountable] formal payment for something done or given: • an obligation which demands requital …

    Financial and business terms

  • 3 requital — I noun acknowledgment, compensare, compensation, consideration, desert, emolument, guerdon, indemnification, indemnity, meed, pay, payment, quittance, recompense, redress, remuneration, reparation, repayment, reprisal, requitement, restitution,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 requital — (n.) 1570s, from REQUITE (Cf. requite) + AL (Cf. al) (2) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 requital — [ri kwīt′ l] n. 1. a requiting or being requited 2. something given or done in return; repayment, reward, retaliation, or compensation …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 requital — noun Date: 1567 1. something given in return, compensation, or retaliation 2. the act or action of requiting ; the state of being requited …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 7 requital — /ri kwuyt l/, n. 1. the act of requiting. 2. a return or reward for service, kindness, etc. 3. a retaliation for a wrong, injury, etc. 4. something given or done as repayment, reward, punishment, etc., in return. [1570 80; REQUITE + AL2] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 8 requital — noun a) Compensation for loss or damage; amends. b) retaliation or reprisal; vengeance …

    Wiktionary

  • 9 requital — Synonyms and related words: amends, atonement, blood money, comeuppance, compensation, consideration, damages, desert, deserts, guerdon, honorarium, indemnification, indemnity, just deserts, making good, meed, paying back, payment, price,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 10 requital — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. Something to make up for loss or damage: amends, compensation, indemnification, indemnity, offset, quittance, recompense, redress, reimbursement, remuneration, reparation, repayment, restitution, satisfaction,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 11 requital — re|quit|al [ rı kwaıtl ] noun count or uncount FORMAL something that you do or give to someone because they have done or given something to you, usually something bad …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 12 requital — re·quit·al || rɪ kwaɪtl n. reciprocal act; compensation, repayment; revenge, retaliation …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 13 requital — quartile …

    Anagrams dictionary

  • 14 requital — n. 1. Reward, recompense, compensation, remuneration, satisfaction, payment. 2. Retribution, retaliation, punishment …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 15 requital — noun (U) formal 1 payment for something done or given 2 something that you do to harm someone who has harmed you …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 requital — n 1. repayment, satisfaction, amends, reparation, restitution, redress; recompense, return, compensation, consideration, emolument; reward, Literary. guerdon, Archaic. meed; remuneration, indemnification, indemnity, payment, quittance,… …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 17 requital — re·quit·al …

    English syllables

  • 18 requital — re•quit•al [[t]rɪˈkwaɪt l[/t]] n. 1) the act of requiting 2) an action in return for service, kindness, etc 3) retaliation for a wrong, injury, etc • Etymology: 1570–80 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 19 requital — /rəˈkwaɪtl/ (say ruh kwuytl) noun 1. the act of requiting. 2. a return or reward for service, kindness, etc. 3. retaliation for a wrong, injury, etc. 4. repayment; something given or serving to requite. {requit(e) + al2} …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 20 requital — noun 1. a justly deserved penalty • Syn: ↑retribution • Hypernyms: ↑penalty 2. an act of requiting; returning in kind • Syn: ↑payment • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …

    Useful english dictionary