Revenge is an action of inflicting harm or damage on someone else in retaliation for harm or damage inflicted on you.(noun)
An example of revenge is when someone steals your car so you steal their car years later.
See revenge in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME revengen < OFr revenger < re-, again + vengier, to take vengeance < L vindicare: see vindicate
See revenge in American Heritage Dictionary 4
transitive verb re·venged, re·veng·ing, re·veng·es
Origin: Middle English revengen
Origin: , from Old French revengier
Origin: : re-, re-
Origin: + vengier, to take revenge (from Latin vindicāre, to avenge, from vindex, vindic-, avenger; see deik- in Indo-European roots).
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