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Other Counteract Definition

[v] destroy property or hinder normal operations; "The Resistance sabotaged railroad operations during the war"
[v] oppose and mitigate the effects of by contrary actions; "This will counteract the foolish actions of my colleagues"
[v] act in opposition to
[v] oppose or check by a counteraction

Misc. Definitions

\Coun`ter*act"\ (koun`t?r-?kt"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Counteracted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Counteracting}.] To act in opposition to; to hinder, defeat, or frustrate, by contrary agency or influence; as, to counteract the effect of medicines; to counteract good advice.

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