counteraction

  • 1 Counteraction — Coun ter*ac tion (koun t?r ?k sh?n), n. Action in opposition; hindrance resistance. [1913 Webster] [They] do not . . . overcome the counteraction of a false principle or of stubborn partiality. Johnson. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 counteraction — index antipode, collision (dispute), conflict, contention (opposition), contradiction, contravention …

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  • 3 Counteraction — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Counteraction >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 counteraction counteraction opposition Sgm: N 1 contrariety contrariety &c. 14 Sgm: N 1 antagonism antagonism polarity Sgm: N 1 clashing clashing &c. >V …

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

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  • 5 counteraction — noun see counteract …

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  • 6 counteraction — See counteract. * * * …

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  • 7 counteraction — noun a) An act of retaliation; a counterattack b) Any action in opposition to a previous action …

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  • 8 counteraction — Synonyms and related words: amends, atonement, balancing, bucking, challenge, combative reaction, commutation, compensation, complaint, contention, contradiction, contraposition, contravention, contraversion, counterbalancing, counterworking,… …

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  • 9 counteraction — I (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Opposition] Syn. resistance, contradiction, contravention; see opposition 1 . 2. [Cancellation] Syn. neutralization, offsetting, undoing, counterbalancing; see cancellation , prevention . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The… …

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  • 10 counteraction — coun·ter ac·tion || ‚ kaÊŠntÉ™ rækʃn n. working against, negation, cancelling out …

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  • 11 counteraction — n. Opposition, contravention, resistance, frustration …

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  • 12 counteraction — n 1. opposition, resistance, contravention, contradiction, contrariety, reaction; antagonism, obstruction, frustration, hindrance, interference, friction; check, repression, restraint; clash, conflict, collision. 2. counterbalance, counterpoise,… …

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  • 13 counteraction — coun·ter·action …

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  • 14 counteraction — noun action intended to nullify the effects of some previous action • Syn: ↑neutralization, ↑neutralisation • Derivationally related forms: ↑counteract, ↑neutralise (for: ↑neutralisation), ↑ne …

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  • 18 ἀντιπράξει — ἀντίπραξις counteraction fem nom/voc/acc dual (attic epic) ἀντιπράξεϊ , ἀντίπραξις counteraction fem dat sg (epic) ἀντίπραξις counteraction fem dat sg (attic ionic) ἀντιπράσσω act against aor subj act 3rd sg (epic) ἀντιπράσσω act against fut ind… …

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