Definition of "retaliate"
  1. The act of responding to a harm or wrong done by causing similar harm to the perpetrator
How to use "retaliate" in a sentence
  1. The company decided to retaliate by filing its own lawsuit against the accuser.
  2. If the employees strike, the employer may retaliate by withholding benefits.
  3. The landlord cannot retaliate against the tenant for reporting violations to the housing authority.

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