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counteract

verb

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  1. to balance with an equal force so as to make ineffective this medication will counteract the symptoms but it won't kill the infection Synonyms annul, cancel (out), compensate (for), correct, offset, counterbalance, counterpoise, make up (for), negative, neutralizeRelated Words invalidate, negate, neuter, nullify; atone (for); outbalance, outweigh, redeem; redress, relieve, remedy; override, overrule


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