get even

Definitions of get even
  1. verb
    take revenge or even out a score
    “I cannot accept the defeat--I want to get even
    synonyms: get back
    see moresee less
    types:
    fix, get, pay back, pay off
    take vengeance on or get even
    type of:
    avenge, retaliate, revenge
    take revenge for a perceived wrong
  2. verb
    compensate; make the score equal
    synonyms: equalise, equalize
    see moresee less
    type of:
    hit, rack up, score, tally
    gain points in a game
Word Family