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See definition of counteracting on Dictionary.com
  • as incorrective
  • as inreformative

synonyms for counteracting

  • curative
  • disciplinary
  • punitive
  • remedial
  • therapeutic
  • palliative
  • reformatory
  • restorative
  • antidotal
  • penal
  • rehabilitative

antonyms for counteracting

MOST RELEVANT
  • damaging
  • harmful
  • hurtful
  • injurious
  • hurting
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    How to use counteracting in a sentence

    Again and again the snake bites the iguana, and as often the latter has recourse to the counteracting influences of the antidote.
    THE ADVENTURES OF LOUIS DE ROUGEMONTLOUIS DE ROUGEMONT
    But, returning to western traditions, there is a way of counteracting the elves' transforming magic.
    THE SCIENCE OF FAIRY TALESEDWIN SIDNEY HARTLAND
    In Egypt, everything which could possibly attract attention or excite jealousy was protected by some counteracting influence.
    THE MYSTERIES OF ALL NATIONSJAMES GRANT
    But man's freedom may succeed in counteracting this order, and the events predicted may not come.
    A HISTORY OF MEDIAEVAL JEWISH PHILOSOPHYISAAC HUSIK
    And this purpose was a religious one—that of counteracting the antireligious developments of Science.
    THE BEHAVIOR OF CROWDSEVERETT DEAN MARTIN
    Harley and St. John dreaded it as their chief danger, and looked eagerly for some means of counteracting it.
    A HALF CENTURY OF CONFLICT - VOLUME IFRANCIS PARKMAN
    Whether they have any counteracting influence, it is impossible to say.
    EPIDEMICS EXAMINED AND EXPLAINED: OR, LIVING GERMS PROVED BY ANALOGY TO BE A SOURCE OF DISEASEJOHN GROVE
    But when a miracle is asserted, the presence of an adequate counteracting cause is asserted, viz.
    ANALYSIS OF MR. MILL'S SYSTEM OF LOGICWILLIAM STEBBING
    Fortunately, however, there was a strong counteracting influence.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 56, NUMBER 347, SEPTEMBER, 1844VARIOUS
    I am giving him tonic medicine with the idea of counteracting any evil produced by the sedative dose he takes.
    KING OF THE CASTLEGEORGE MANVILLE FENN
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    capacitor

    WORDS RELATED TO COUNTERACTING

    • antidotal
    • counteracting
    • curative
    • disciplinary
    • palliative
    • penal
    • punitive
    • reformatory
    • rehabilitative
    • remedial
    • restorative
    • therapeutic
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.