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Neutralize

Neu´tral`ize
v. t.1.To render neutral; to reduce to a state of neutrality.
[imp. & p. p. Neutralized ; p. pr. & vb. n. Neutralizing .]
So here I am neutralized again.
- Sir W. Scott.
2.(Chem.) To render inert or imperceptible the peculiar affinities of, as a chemical substance; to destroy the effect of; as, to neutralize an acid with a base.
3.To destroy the peculiar properties or opposite dispositions of; to reduce to a state of indifference or inefficiency; to counteract; to render ineffective; as, to neutralize parties in government; to neutralize efforts, opposition, etc.
Counter citations that neutralize each other.
- E. Everett.
Verb1.neutralize - make politically neutral and thus inoffensive; "The treaty neutralized the small republic"
2.neutralize - make ineffective by counterbalancing the effect of; "Her optimism neutralizes his gloom"; "This action will negate the effect of my efforts"
3.neutralize - oppose and mitigate the effects of by contrary actions; "This will counteract the foolish actions of my colleagues"
4.neutralize - get rid of (someone who may be a threat) by killing; "The mafia liquidated the informer"; "the double agent was neutralized"
5.neutralize - make incapable of military action
Synonyms: neutralise
6.neutralize - make chemically neutral; "She neutralized the solution"
Synonyms: neutralise
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