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Counteract

Coun`ter`act´   Pronunciation: koun`t?r-?kt´
v. t.1.To act in opposition to; to hinder, defeat, or frustrate, by contrary agency or influence; as, to counteract the effect of medicines; to counteract good advice.
Verb1.counteract - act in opposition to
2.counteract - oppose or check by a counteraction
Synonyms: countercheck
3.counteract - oppose and mitigate the effects of by contrary actions; "This will counteract the foolish actions of my colleagues"
4.counteract - destroy property or hinder normal operations; "The Resistance sabotaged railroad operations during the war"
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