To repay; in a good sense, to recompense; to return (an equivalent) in good; to reward; in a bad sense, to retaliate; to return (evil) for evil; to punish. He can requite thee; for he knows the charma That call fame on such gentle acts as these. (milton) Thou hast seen it; for thou beholdest mischief and spite, to requite it with thy hand. (Ps. X. 14)
Origin: Pref. Re- _ quit.