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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Requite  \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. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  v  :  make  repayment  for  or  return  something  [syn:  {repay}] 

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