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  Definition of counteract
  1. destroy property or hinder normal operations; "The Resistance sabotaged railroad operations during the war"
  2. oppose and mitigate the effects of by contrary actions; "This will counteract the foolish actions of my colleagues"
  3. act in opposition to
  4. oppose or check by a counteraction
Similar Words: sabotage, undermine, countermine, subvert, weaken, countervail, neutralize, counterbalance, antagonize, antagonise, countercheck

 

Hyponyms: derail, override

 

Derivational Morphology: sabotage, counterbalance, offset, neutralization, neutralisation, counteraction, antagonism

 

 
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