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counteract

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  • verbdo opposing action
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Synonyms for counteract

verb do opposing action
  • cancel out
  • correct
  • counterbalance
  • halt
  • negate
  • neutralize
  • offset
  • prevent
  • rectify
  • redress
  • resist
  • thwart
  • annul
  • buck
  • cancel
  • check
  • contravene
  • countercheck
  • countervail
  • cross
  • defeat
  • fix
  • foil
  • frustrate
  • hinder
  • invalidate
  • negative
  • oppose
  • right
  • counterwork
  • go against

Antonyms for counteract

  • aid
  • allow
  • assist
  • forward
  • help
  • worsen
  • abet
  • approve
  • break
  • encourage
  • facilitate
  • permit
  • support
  • uphold
  • validate
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to counteract

antagonize

verb. cause problem; oppose
  • alienate
  • anger
  • annoy
  • counteract
  • estrange
  • insult
  • irritate
  • neutralize
  • offend
  • repel
  • struggle
  • work against

balance

verb. make equal; cause to have equilibrium

balancing

verb. make equal; cause to have equilibrium

balk

verb. thwart

balked

verb. thwart

balking

verb. thwart
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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