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Synonyms for counteract

Synonyms for counteract

to act as an equalizing weight or force to

to make ineffective by applying an opposite force or amount

Synonyms for counteract

act in opposition to

Related Words

oppose or check by a counteraction

oppose and mitigate the effects of by contrary actions

destroy property or hinder normal operations

References in classic literature ?
The government of the United States began to view with a wary eye the growing influence thus acquired by combinations of foreigners, over the aboriginal tribes inhabiting its territories, and endeavored to counteract it.
To counteract the audacity of this proceeding he led her to a bamboo sofa in a less secluded part of the conservatory, and sitting down beside her broke a lily-of-the-valley from her bouquet.
The hatred and jealousy of Terkoz, son of Tublat, did much to counteract the effect of Tarzan's desire to renounce his kingship among the apes, for, stubborn young Englishman that he was, he could not bring himself to retreat in the face of so malignant an enemy.
Everybody sees that things are going so badly that they cannot be allowed to go on so and that it is the duty of all decent men to counteract it as far as they can.
Tulliver, which it would be an impiety to counteract by too much kindness.
The key to the discovery was not a kitchen towel, but a bacterium that counteracts the coffee ring effect at the microscopic level.
Of course, the fact that today's automobiles get about double the gas mileage of cars in the 1960s counteracts any contribution to global warming that our extra avoirdupois may entail.
Multiple CounterACTs can be distributed across an enterprise and share malicious code threat alerts and policy violations, creating a uniform layer of security at all protected network segments.
Nothing counteracts the aging of the infected population if age is assumed to influence only risk for infection.
The scientists believe that this action of pentosanase counteracts the effect of GOX and explains the synergy between the two enzymes.
Green counteracts redness, blue sallowness and the skin tone covers imperfections.