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Definition 1: the act of taking revenge (harming someone in retaliation for something harmful that they have done) especially in the next life - [noun denoting act]

Samples where payback or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord
  • For vengeance I would do nothing. This nation is too great to look for mere revenge
  • he swore vengeance on the man who betrayed him
  • the swiftness of divine retribution

Synonyms for payback in the sense of this definition

(payback is a kind of ...) action taken in return for an injury or offense

Definition 2: financial return or reward (especially returns equal to the initial investment) - [noun denoting possession]

(payback is a kind of ...) the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property

"the average return was about 5%"

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