Thesaurus

countermeasures

noun
plural of countermeasure

Synonyms of countermeasures

something done or used with the intention of stopping or preventing something bad or dangerous
  • new countermeasures against terrorism
  • The army used electronic countermeasures to block enemy radar.

Synonyms & Near Synonyms for countermeasures

See the Dictionary Definition 

Learn More About countermeasures

Thesaurus Entries Near countermeasures

countermeasure

countermeasures

countermove

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Countermeasures.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/countermeasures. Accessed 7 Oct. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on countermeasures

Nglish: Translation of countermeasures for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of countermeasures for Arabic Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Words Named After People

  • name tags
  • Namesake of the leotard, Jules Léotard had what profession?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!