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avenge

τύμβος, ὦ νυμφεῖον, ὦ κατασκαφής οἴκησις αἰείφρουρος, οἷ πορεύομαι πρὸς τοὺς ἐμαυτῆς -> Tomb, bridal chamber, eternal prison in the caverned rock, whither I go to find mine own.
Sophocles, Antigone, 883

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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v. trans.

Persons or things: P. and V. τιμωρεῖν (dat. of person, acc. or gen. of thing).

Persons: V. ποινὰς λαμβάνειν (gen.).

Things: P. and V. δίκην or τιμωρίαν λαμβάνειν (gen.), V. ἐκδικάζειν, τίνεσθαι, ἐκτίνεσθαι, ἐκπράσσειν, ἄποινα (τά) μετιέναι (gen.); see take vengeance for, under vengeance.

Avenge oneself on: P. and V. τιμωρεῖσθαι (acc.), ἀντιτιμωρεῖσθαι (acc.), ἀμύνεσθαι (acc.), Ar. and V. ἀνταμείβεσθαι (acc.), V. ποινᾶσθαι (acc.), τίνεσθαι (acc.); see take vengeance on, under vengeance.