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  Words related to counteract

Related / Similar Words: sabotage, undermine, countermine, subvert, weaken, countervail, neutralize, counterbalance, antagonize, antagonise, countercheck

 

Definition:
  • destroy property or hinder normal operations; "The Resistance sabotaged railroad operations during the war";
  • oppose and mitigate the effects of by contrary actions; "This will counteract the foolish actions of my colleagues";
  • act in opposition to;
  • oppose or check by a counteraction;

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    Hyponyms: derail, override

     

    Derivational Morphology: sabotage, counterbalance, offset, neutralization, neutralisation, counteraction, antagonism

     

     
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