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Here be spoilers!

I was under the impression, given the name, that the team of Avengers are avenging the death of one of the team (sometimes it's the extended team). So in A:IW, who is being avenged?

The reason I ask is ... so many die.

Edit:

The IMDB trivia page for The Avengers says, "Agent Phil Coulson... is killed off in the middle of the film, giving the Avengers someone to avenge."

The IMDB trivia page for Avengers: Age of Ultron says, "For the first time, a major hero ... dies permanently in the Marvel Cinematic Universe."

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    "The nature of the Avengers is that they're avenging the death of one of the team" Where did you get this? This is patently untrue. – BCdotWEB Apr 26 '18 at 5:05
  • @BCdotWEB this is not the first time somebody thought about it and Avengers word do means something else then marvel's PG-13 superhero can ever do. – Ankit Sharma Apr 26 '18 at 6:28
  • @BCdotWEB they were literally avenging the death of Phil Coulson in The Avengers. His death is the reason they work as a team. So I think his assumption is alright – KharoBangdo May 29 '18 at 10:03
  • @KharoBangdo The Avengers Initiative is first mentioned in the Iron Man post-credits scene: marvelcinematicuniverse.wikia.com/wiki/… . Please explain how that use of "avenge" is related to the death of a character who is still alive in Iron Man 2 and Thor. – BCdotWEB May 29 '18 at 12:05
  • @BCdotWEB This quote is from the IMDB trivia for Avengers Assemble, "Agent Phil Coulson... is killed off in the middle of the film, giving the Avengers someone to avenge." – Coomie May 30 '18 at 2:35
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The Avengers aren't called the Avengers because they avenge each other. They're called that (at least within the MCU) because they avenge the people of Earth in general. In the first Avengers film Tony Stark tells Loki something like this:

If we can't save the Earth, you can be damn well sure we'll avenge it.

So if they're avenging anyone in Infinity War, it's the people Thanos has already killed in his quest for the Infinity Stones, and the people he may yet kill.

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