antidote: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (an'ti-dōt"), [key]
— n., v., -dot•ed, -dot•ing.
- a medicine or other remedy for counteracting the effects of poison, disease, etc.
- something that prevents or counteracts injurious or unwanted effects: Good jobs are the best antidote to teenage crime.
- to counteract with an antidote: Medication was given to antidote the poison the child had swallowed.
- antidote (Thesaurus)