Engelsk ordbog



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Engelsk navneord: retribution

1. retribution (om forhold) a justly deserved penalty


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)requital


Mindre specifikke termerpenalty

2. retribution (om handling) the act of correcting for your wrongdoing


Mindre specifikke termercorrection, rectification

3. retribution (om handling) the act of taking revenge (harming someone in retaliation for something harmful that they have done) especially in the next life


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningVengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord.
For vengeance I would do nothing. This nation is too great to look for mere revenge.
He swore vengeance on the man who betrayed him.
The swiftness of divine retribution.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)payback, vengeance


Mindre specifikke termerretaliation, revenge









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