verb (used with object), re·quit·ed, re·quit·ing.
Origin of requite
Examples from the Web for requite
How ill do they requite the goodness of God in the use and abuse of the plenty He yields them!No Cross, No Crown|William Penn
To requite the lifelong devotion of his mother by selling her old home a month after her death!The Making of a Prig|Evelyn Sharp
He had the generosity to requite the favour by venturing to advise the Queen to grant a pardon.Sir Walter Ralegh|William Stebbing
And they that are themselves evil spoken of, will think that they are warranted to requite the backbiters with the like.A Christian Directory (Part 4 of 4)|Richard Baxter
This she does; the princess is won to requite his love, and the king consents to the union.Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1|The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D.