Translation of avenge in Spanish:


vengar, v.

Pronunciation /əˈvɛndʒ/ /əˈvɛn(d)ʒ/

transitive verb

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    (take revenge for)
    • In the hall Godwin had told Gyric that on the morrow he would pledge to avenge the harm done to his brother.
    • Indeed, the Camorra spawned one of Italy's most notorious female criminals, Pupetta Maresca, who became famous in 1955 after she personally avenged the murder of her husband.
    • He is a man bound by oath to avenge the wrongs inflicted on his home and, in pursuit of revenge, he will stop at nothing.
    • Orestes returned to Argos later and murdered her to avenge Agamemnon's death.
    • He will play a Rajput prince who avenges his father's murder in what is being billed as ‘a chilling thriller’.
    • Is he a reincarnation of an ancient ancestor, unable to rest in peace until I had avenged his murder?
    • Eager to avenge last month's defeat, his superior teamwork paid dividends.
    • For my brother's honor, and our family's honor, his murder needed to be avenged.
    • Nottingham gave their confidence a real boost with last week's win at Doncaster, who in turn will come to us keen to avenge a hefty home defeat at the start of the season.
    • The spirit begs Hamlet to avenge the foul murder, but to leave Queen Gertrude unharmed.
    • York had barely threatened and 14-0 seemed a big half-time lead to turn over against a form team intent on avenging their early-season Huntington Stadium hammering.
    • Waterloo will be looking to avenge an early season loss to the Golden Hawks.
    • In the Australian courtroom there is no legal defence for her action, but in her mind she did the right thing, she was delivering justice, avenging the wrongs done to herself and her family.
    • Fights ensue as Lee goes about avenging deaths and righting wrongs.
    • It is such myths (of past wrongs to be avenged or conformities to be observed) that trigger the chain of oppressions.
    • He then offered his sword to the leader of the youths, saying that if he felt that a wrong should be avenged, he should do so now.
    • Her brothers sought an opportunity to avenge the wrong that causes men like Ulick to laugh and jest, and women to hide their faces and die.
    • He promised to avenge the terrible wrongs done to them, and they responded enthusiastically.
    • Having loaned three players to Morley and despite making a very bright start, Otley failed to avenge an early season defeat.
    • If incest, the ultimate taboo, has indeed been broken, then the stakes for avenging the wrong, cleansing the community, and restoring order and stability, cannot be stronger.
  • 2avenging present participle

    avenging angel ángel vengador

reflexive verb

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    to avenge oneself on sb vengarse en algn
    to avenge oneself for sth vengarse por algo