Synonyms for Retaliate:
n.respond in kind, pay back, get your own back, settle an (old) score (with someone), get back at, get/be even (with someone). hit back, forgiveness, attack. •counter (noun)
strike back, revenge, avenge.
appease, recompense, atone, redress, make amends, rectify, restitute, compensate, redeem.
•get even with someone (verb)
strike back, recompense, revenge, repay, get back at, reciprocate, pay back, requite.
countercharge, return fire, reprise, counterblow, Retribute, retort, avenge, reciprocate, respond, counteract, counter, revenge, repay, exchange.