Avenge - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˈvendʒ|  American pronunciation of the word avenge
Brit.  |əˈvɛn(d)ʒ|  British pronunciation of the word avenge

verb

- take revenge for a perceived wrong(syn: retaliate, revenge)

He wants to avenge the murder of his brother

Examples

The brothers vowed to avenge the death of their father.

They vowed to avenge their father by capturing and punishing his killer.

Hamlet was avenged of his father's murder.

He wanted to avenge his brother's death.

He wants to avenge the murder of his brother

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: avenge
he/she/it: avenges
present participle: avenging
past tense: avenged
past participle: avenged
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