Counteract



[koun-ter-akt] /ˌkaʊn tərˈækt/

verb (used with object)
1.
to in opposition to; frustrate by contrary action.
/ˌkaʊntərˈækt/
verb
1.
(transitive) to oppose, neutralize, or mitigate the effects of by contrary action; check
v.

1670s, from counter- + act (v.). Related: Counteracted; counteracting.

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