Counteractive Coun`ter*act"ive (-?kt"?v), a. Tending to counteract. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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  • Counteractive — Coun ter*act ive, n. One who, or that which, counteracts. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • counteractive — index adverse (opposite), competitive (antagonistic), hostile, negative, renitent Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William …   Law dictionary

  • counteractive — counter, *adverse, antagonistic Analogous words: countervailing, counterbalancing, counterpoising, compensating, offsetting, balancing (see COMPENSATE): correcting (see CORRECT vb 1): neutralizing (see NEUTRALIZE) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • counteractive — counteract ► VERB ▪ act against (something) so as to reduce its force or neutralize it. DERIVATIVES counteraction noun counteractive adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • counteractive — adjective see counteract …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • counteractive — See counteraction. * * * …   Universalium

  • counteractive — adjective That counteracts …   Wiktionary

  • counteractive — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. nullifying, checking, countering, interfering, counter to, clashing, counterproductive; see also opposite 3 . n. Syn. relief, cure, preventive; see medicine 2 , remedy 2 …   English dictionary for students

  • counteractive — coun·ter ac·tive || ‚ kaÊŠntÉ™ ræktɪv adj. neutralizing by an opposite force …   English contemporary dictionary

  • counteractive — n. Corrective, antidote, cure, remedy, restorative, medicine, counter agent …   New dictionary of synonyms

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