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counteract

synonym (synonym of counteract)

hypernym (counteract IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • act in opposition to (verb.social)
    perform an action, or work out or perform (an action) (verb.social)
     
  • destroy property or hinder normal operations (verb.social)
    refuse to go along with; refuse to follow; be disobedient (verb.social)
     
  • oppose and mitigate the effects of by contrary actions (verb.social)
    make up for (verb.stative)
     
  • oppose or check by a counteraction (verb.social)
    lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits (verb.social)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF counteract relation)

  • destroy property or hinder normal operations (verb.social)
    cause to run off the tracks (verb.motion)
     
  • oppose and mitigate the effects of by contrary actions (verb.social)
    counteract the normal operation of (an automatic gear shift in a vehicle) (verb.social)
     

derivation (.... is derived from counteract)

  • act in opposition to (verb.social)
    the relation between opposing principles or forces or factors (noun.linkdef)
     
  • destroy property or hinder normal operations (verb.social)
    a deliberate act of destruction or disruption in which equipment is damaged (noun.act)
     
  • oppose and mitigate the effects of by contrary actions (verb.social)
    action intended to nullify the effects of some previous action (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.possession)
    a compensating equivalent (noun.possession)
     
  • (adj.all)
    opposing or neutralizing or mitigating an effect by contrary action (adj.all)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym derivation antagonise antagonize countercheck counterbalance countervail neutralize disobey cancel offset act move check derail override sabotage counteraction counterbalance offset counteractive antagonism

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