Synonyms for retributive

Synonyms for (adj) retributive

Synonyms: vindicatory, retributive, retributory

Definition: given or inflicted in requital according to merits or deserts

Usage: retributive justice

Similar words: just

Definition: used especially of what is legally or ethically right or proper or fitting

Usage: a just and lasting peace- A.Lincoln; a kind and just man; a just reward; his just inheritance

Synonyms: retaliatory, retributive, retributory, relatiative, vindicatory

Definition: of or relating to or having the nature of retribution

Usage: retributive justice demands an eye for an eye

Similar words: punitive, punitory

Definition: inflicting punishment

Usage: punitive justice; punitive damages

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