Definition of requite verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

requite

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//rɪˈkwaɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈkwaɪt//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they requite
BrE BrE//rɪˈkwaɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈkwaɪt//
 
he / she / it requites
BrE BrE//rɪˈkwaɪts//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈkwaɪts//
 
past simple requited
BrE BrE//rɪˈkwaɪtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈkwaɪtɪd//
 
past participle requited
BrE BrE//rɪˈkwaɪtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈkwaɪtɪd//
 
-ing form requiting
BrE BrE//rɪˈkwaɪtɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈkwaɪtɪŋ//
 
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requite something (formal) to give something such as love, kindness, a favour, etc. in return for what somebody has given you requited love compare unrequited See related entries: Love Word Origin early 16th cent.: from re- ‘back’ + obsolete quite, variant of the verb quit.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: requite