retribution has definitions from the field of business
1
[ noun ] the act of correcting for your wrongdoing

Related terms

correction

2
[ noun ] (business) a justly deserved penalty

Synonyms

requital requittal

Used in print

(S. J. Perelman, The Rising Gorge. New York:...)

Very peculiar retribution indeed seems to overtake such jokers .

Related terms

penalty

3
[ noun ] the act of taking revenge (harming someone in retaliation for something harmful that they have done) especially in the next life

Synonyms

vengeance payback

Examples

"For vengeance I would do nothing. This nation is too great to look for mere revenge"--James Garfield

Related terms

retaliation pay_back

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