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Meaning of REQUITE

Pronunciation:  ri'kwIt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  make repayment for or return something
 

REQUITE is a 7 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: repay
 
 See Also: give, pay

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Re"quite"\ (r?-kw?t"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Requited};
p. pr. & vb. n. {Requiting}.] [Pref. re- + quit.]
To repay; in a good sense, to recompense; to return (an
equivalent) in good; to reward; in a bad sense, to retaliate;
to return (evil) for evil; to punish.

      He can requite thee; for he knows the charma That call
      fame on such gentle acts as these.       --Milton.

      Thou hast seen it; for thou beholdest mischief and
      spite, to requite it with thy hand.      --Ps. x. 14.

Syn: To repay; reward; pay; compensate; remunerate; satisfy;
     recompense; punish; revenge.

 

 

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