counteract[ koun-ter-akt ]SEE DEFINITION OF counteract
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COUNTERACT
He does not wish me to be there without his presence to counteract my evil influences.
This impression, however, I found I could counteract the moment I had time for reflection.
To no end did Barrington exert himself to conceal or counteract this frigidity.
Warnings have been broadcasted, but there are no stocks of chemicals that might counteract it.
Hence, we must counteract the ocular deception by an adjustment of proportions.
What methods did they adopt to counteract the discomfort of mal de mer?
This is done that any curve in the one may counteract that in the other.
Its death could not counteract the effect of its poison already in my veins.
I made a study of his tactics and was preparing to counteract him.
The latter tends directly and powerfully to counteract the former.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR COUNTERACT
- abstain from
- die hard
- fight back
- hold off
- hold out against
- keep from
- leave alone
- put up a fight
- remain firm
- stand up to
- struggle against
- turn down
- defend against
- head off
- hold back
- hold off
- keep lid on
- nip in the bud
- put a stop to
- put an end to
- rule out
- shut out
- stave off
- turn aside
- ward off