Pronunciation: (ri-kwīt'), [key]
—v.t., -quit•ed, -quit•ing.
1. to make repayment or return for (service, benefits, etc.).
2. to make retaliation for (a wrong, injury, etc.); avenge.
3. to make return to (a person, group, etc.) for service, benefits, etc.
4. to retaliate on (a person, group, etc.) for a wrong, injury, etc.
5. to give or do in return.
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