I noun acknowledgment, compensare, compensation, consideration, desert, emolument, guerdon, indemnification, indemnity, meed, pay, payment, quittance, recompense, redress, remuneration, reparation, repayment, reprisal, requitement, restitution, retaliation, return, reward, satisfaction II index collection (payment), compensation, consideration (recompense), contribution (indemnification), exchange, expiation, honorarium, indemnification, interchange, recompense, remuneration, reprisal, restitution, retribution, revenge, reward, satisfaction (discharge of debt), trover

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  • 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

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

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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