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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To undo the effect of something.

Usage examples (35)
  • Wear a warm coat to counteract the cold weather.
  • This will counteract the foolish actions of my colleagues
  • Another influence we have to counteract is that of newspaper headings and placards which catch the eye of children in the streets and appeal so powerfully to their...
  • At this point, does the McCain campaign do something to kind of counteract that? for more
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