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Definition of the adjective counteractive

What does counteractive mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. opposing or neutralizing or mitigating an effect by contrary action

Alternative definition of the adjective counteractive


  1. That counteracts


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Google previewMerriam-Webster's Dictionary of Synonyms (1984)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

adverse 1 Adverse, antagonistic, counter, counteractive mean so opposed as to cause interference, often harmful or fatal interference.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Violence, Peace, and Conflict (2008)

Soon, counteractive defense spending began its escalation as each great power tried to catch up and keep up with the leaders. The escalating arms race resulted in two competing alliance systems, the Triple Entente and the Triple Alliance.

Google previewThe National Standard Dictionary (1883)

A Pronouncing Lexicon of the English Language

counteractive of acidity. ANTAGONISM, an-tag'-o-nizm, s., opposition of action. ANTAGONIST, nist, s., an opponent in controversy. ANTAGONISTIC, -nist'-ik, a., opposing in combat. ANTAGONIZE, an-tag'-o-nize, v.n., ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Medical Anthropology (2004)

Health and Illness in the World's Cultures Topics - Volume 1; Cultures - by Carol R. Ember, Melvin Ember

Much Tuareg medicine features counteractive theories of balance and harmony, for example, “hot”versus “cold”states of the body and diseases caused by imbalance of these forces. These states are gender-linked; for example, women should ...

Google previewThe Chambers Crossword Dictionary, 3rd edition (2012)

by Chambers,

scumbag, treacle 09 deterrent 10 inhibitory, precaution, preemptive, preventive , protective 11 obstructive 12 anticipatory, female condom, French letter, immunization, preservative, preventative13 contraceptive, counteractive, precautionary, ...

Google previewMongolian English Dictionary (2013)

by Bawden,

antigen,~ тэсрэг this way andthat; opposite, opposed, contrary, antagonistic, ~ тэсрэг цахилгаан цэнэг opposite electrical charges, үйлчлэлбүхий counteractive, ~ үйлчлэл бүхийийлдэс antiserum,~ хүйсний хүний хувцас хэрэглэх ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions Designed as a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseology (1891)

by Richard Soule

Counterpoison, anti-poison, counteractive, corrective. 2. Remedy, cure, specific, restorative, Antifebrile, a. Febrifugal. Antifebrile, «. Febrifuge. Antimacassar, « Tidy. Antipathy, «. Repugnance (nafvralor const/tit' tionaf), disgust, abhorrence, ...

Google previewChurchill Livingstone's Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science and Medicine (2008)

by Sheila Jennett

antagonist an agent havinga counteractive effecton the action of another agent. (1)In pharmacology, a chemical agent ( naturally occurring substanceor drug) which prevents cellsfrom responding to a ...

Google previewRandom House Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2008)

by Random House

conservative, contemplative, contributive, con- versative, corporative, correlative, counteractive, cumulative, declarative, decorative, dedicative, definitive, demonstrative, denotative, deprecative, derivative, diminutive, disputative, distributive, ...

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Scrabble value of C3O1U1N1T1E1R1A1C3T1I1V4E1

The value of this 13-letter word is 20 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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