Definition of Retaliation:

  1. GATT (now WTC) permitted imposition of restraints on imports from a country that has raised tariffs (or has introduced other trade restrictions) by the aggrieved country (called the adversely affected contracting party) up to the approximate value of the lost trade.

  2. The action of returning a military attack; counterattack.

Synonyms of Retaliation

Alternation, Amends, Atonement, Avengement, Avenging, Balancing, Battledore and shuttlecock, Blood feud, Blow for blow, Commutation, Compensation, Cooperation, Correction, Counteraction, Counterbalancing, Counterblow, Counterchange, Cross fire, Discipline, Exchange, Expiation, Feud, Getting even, Give-and-take, Indemnification, Indemnity, Interchange, Intermutation, Interplay, Lex talionis, Measure for measure, Mutual admiration, Mutual support, Mutual transfer, Mutuality, Offsetting, Permutation, Punishment, Quid pro quo, Reciprocality, Reciprocation, Reciprocity, Recompense, Rectification, Redress, Reparation, Repayment, Reprisal, Requital, Restitution, Retribution, Revanche, Revanchism, Revenge, Satisfaction, Something for something, Substitution, Sweet revenge, Tit for tat, Transposal, Transposition, Vendetta, Vengeance, Revenge, Vengeance, Reprisal, Retribution, Requital, Recrimination, An eye for an eye, An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth, Getting even, Redress, Repayment, Payback

How to use Retaliation in a sentence?

  1. The bombings are believed to be in retaliation for the trial of 15 suspects.

Meaning of Retaliation & Retaliation Definition