Definition of Counteraction

1. Noun. Action intended to nullify the effects of some previous action.

Exact synonyms: Neutralisation, Neutralization
Generic synonyms: Nullification, Override
Derivative terms: Counteract, Neutralise, Neutralize, Neutralize



Definition of Counteraction

1. n. Action in opposition; hindrance resistance.

Definition of Counteraction

1. Noun. An act of retaliation; a counterattack ¹

2. Noun. Any action in opposition to a previous action. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Counteraction

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Counteraction

counter check
counter checks
counter conditioning
counter culture
counter intelligence
counter strategy
counter tube
counteraccusation
counteraccusations
counteract
counteracted
counteracter
counteracters
counteracting
counteractingly
counteraction (current term)
counteractions
counteractive
counteractively
counteractor
counteractors
counteracts
counteradvertising
counteragent
counteragents
counteraggression
counteraggressions
counterair
counteranion
counteranions

Literary usage of Counteraction

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1. The Genesis of Art-form: An Essay in Comparative æsthetics Showing the by George Lansing Raymond (1893)
"ORDER, CONFUSION, counteraction, PRINCIPALITY, SUBORDINATION, ... in Poetry, in Music, in the Arts of Sight—counteraction—Its Influence in Classification—In ..."

2. The Essentials of æsthetics in Music, Poetry, Painting, Sculpture and by George Lansing Raymond (1921)
"... and counteraction—Principality and Subordination—{Jalan Distinguished from Complement and counteraction—Principality in Music and Poetry—Subordination ..."

3. A handbook of therapeutics by Sydney Ringer (1873)
"... given dose of physostigma, the counteraction produced by a certain amount of ... substances such incompleteness of counteraction may exist as would even ..."

4. Getting the Most Out of Business: Observations of the Application of the by Elias St. Elmo Lewis (1919)
"Discipline by counteraction Very often one may operate on the old rule, ... This is discipline by counteraction. Invariably when new assistants come into my ..."

5. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke (1812)
"... themselves —С diz s ved, n'en in defiance of tht counteraction »f the Junta by the Patriotism and Military Conduct of the Duie of ..."

6. The Works of Hannah More by Hannah More (1835)
"... no occa- •ion should be neglected, no indication slighted, no counteraction omitted, which may contribute to accomplish so important an end. ..."

7. The Advocate of Peace by American Peace Society (1837)
"THE BEST MEANS OF counteraction. DELUSION cannot last for ever. The moral character and tendency of war are now frequently presented. ..."

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