1. noun
    the act of taking revenge (harming someone in retaliation for something harmful that they have done) especially in the next life; "Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord"--Romans 12:19; "For vengeance I would do nothing. This nation is too great
  2. noun
    the act of correcting for your wrongdoing
  3. noun
    a justly deserved penalty