Reprisal vs. Reprise

Reprisal vs. Reprise — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Reprisal and Reprise

Reprisalnoun

The act or an instance of retaliating for a loss or injury.

Reprisenoun

A repetition of a phrase or verse.

Reprisalnoun

The act or practice of forcibly seizing an enemy's goods or citizens in retaliation for a loss or injury inflicted.

Reprisenoun

A repetition of a song performed earlier, as in a musical, often in abbreviated form and sometimes with slightly different lyrics.

Reprisalnoun

An act of retaliation.

Reprisenoun

A return to an original theme.

Reprisalnoun

(archaic) Something taken from an enemy in retaliation.

Reprisenoun

(often rĭ-prīz) A recurrence or resumption of an action.

Reprisalnoun

(archaic) The act of taking something from an enemy by way of retaliation or indemnity.

Repriseverb

To repeat or resume an action; make a reprise of.

Reprisalnoun

a retaliatory action against an enemy in wartime

Reprisenoun

A recurrence or resumption of an action.

Reprisenoun

(music) A repetition of a phrase, a return to an earlier theme, or a second rendition or version of a song in a programme or musical.

Reprisenoun

(fencing) A renewal of a failed attack, after going back into the en garde position.

Reprisenoun

A taking by way of retaliation.

Reprisenoun

Deductions and duties paid yearly out of a manor and lands, as rent charge, pensions, annuities, etc.; also spelled reprizes

Reprisenoun

A ship recaptured from an enemy or from a pirate.

Reprisenoun

(construction) In masonry, the return of a moulding in an internal angle.

Repriseverb

To take (something) up or on again.

Repriseverb

To repeat or resume an action

The aging actress played the role she played in her youth, as if to reprise it.

Repriseverb

(obsolete) To recompense; to pay.

Repriseverb

repeat an earlier theme of a composition