To counteract is to act in opposition to or against some force in order to neutralize the force.verb
When you try to grab a rope and your friend pulls it away from you in the other direction, this is an example of a time when your friend counteracts your efforts.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
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transitive verb coun·ter·act·ed, coun·ter·act·ing, coun·ter·acts
- counˌter·acˈtion noun
- counˌter·acˈtive adjective
- counˌter·acˈtive·ly adverb