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.
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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