What is another word for counteract?

360 synonyms found


[ k_ˌaʊ_n_t_ə_ɹ_ˈa_k_t], [ kˌa͡ʊntəɹˈakt], [ kˌa‍ʊntəɹˈakt]

Synonyms for Counteract:

compensate (verb) counteract (verb) defy (verb) oppose (verb) retaliate (verb) revenge (verb) Other synonyms:

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Quotes for Counteract:

  1. Education can counteract the natural tendency to do the wrong thing, but the inexorable succession of generations requires that the basis for this knowledge be constantly refreshed. Garrett Hardin.
  2. The plane is simply abstracting the power stored in the wave by a distant gale, and using it to counteract gravity. And if the work be continued long enough, or a multitude of planes be continually drawing on the reservoir of power, the wave must inevitably be flattened. Lawrence Hargrave.
  3. Ambition must be made to counteract ambition. James Madison.