- to take vengeance or exact satisfaction for: to avenge a grave insult.
- to take vengeance on behalf of: He avenged his brother.
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Examples from the Web for avengers
Contemporary Examples of avengers
Crystal is a onetime member of the Avengers, and in various storylines is also married to Quicksilver.
Eventually, the Avengers team up with Thanos to do battle with the Magus.
The Avengers, despite its overall gross, only earned back 690 percent of its total budget.Marvel and DC Plan 20 Movies for the Next Six Years: Will the Comic Book Movie Bubble Burst?
October 29, 2014
There are a lot more scenes of the entire Avengers gang together—both in and out of the cape, so to speak.
For me, I signed on to The Avengers 1-3 and then Hawk-Eye, in case they want to do a Hawk-Eye spin-off.
Historical Examples of avengers
Are our visitors then messengers of morality, avengers of righteousness, agents of Providence?Victory
Within a hand's cast of the avengers of blood humped the black boulder.Bob, Son of Battle
He must give up all the past, name and all, for was he not flying from the avengers?How It All Came Round
L. T. Meade
And when she told the others of this, they all agreed that the avengers must be near.Eskimo Folktales
Fresh face and sweet heart, we shall be the avengers of Flanders.The Legend of Ulenspiegel, Vol. II (of 2)
Charles de Coster
- (usually tr) to inflict a punishment in retaliation for (harm, injury, etc) done to (a person or persons); take revenge for or on behalf ofto avenge a crime; to avenge a murdered friend