Synonyms of counteract


1. antagonize, antagonise, counteract, act, move

usage: act in opposition to

2. countercheck, counteract, control, hold in, hold, contain, check, curb, moderate

usage: oppose or check by a counteraction

3. counteract, countervail, neutralize, counterbalance, cancel, offset, set off

usage: oppose and mitigate the effects of by contrary actions; "This will counteract the foolish actions of my colleagues"

4. sabotage, undermine, countermine, counteract, subvert, weaken, disobey

usage: destroy property or hinder normal operations; "The Resistance sabotaged railroad operations during the war"

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Definition and meaning of counteract (Dictionary)