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Neutralize

Pronunciation of Neutralize
/njˈuːtɹə͡lˌa͡ɪz/, /njˈuːtɹə‍lˌa‍ɪz/, /n_j_ˈuː_t_ɹ_əl_ˌaɪ_z/

Synonyms for neutralize:

Sense 2 (noun)

overshadow, taint, counterpoise, redeem, spoil, outweigh, damage, cost, harm, loose on, cancel out.

counterbalance (noun)

counterpoise.

neutralize (noun)

counterbalance, countervail, neutralise, counteract, nullify, negate.

annul (verb)

repudiate, dissolve, divorce, refute, vitiate, destroy, invalidate, dismiss, annul, eliminate, negate, Disaffirm, eradicate, veto, extinguish, cancel, disavow, disclaim, retract, nullify, reject, revoke, undo, quash, withdraw, abolish, delete, abnegate, efface, obliterate, deny.

antagonize (verb)

counteract.

balance (verb)

compensate, oppose, set, adjust, square, redeem.

cancel (verb)

void, refute, repudiate.

change (verb)

nullify, negate, neutralise.

check (verb)

terminate.

compensate (verb)

counteract, tune, cancel out, square, offset, balance, correct, adjust, set, compensate, outweigh, counterbalance.

counteract (verb)

contravene, correct, contradict, meddle, interfere, hinder, Counterwork, challenge, defy, oppose.

defeat (verb)

shave, spoil.

disable (verb)

benumb, stupefy, impair, cripple, incapacitate, enfeeble, stun, disarm, undermine, hinder, hamper, scotch, botch, tamper, abrogate, prostrate, hobble, sap, anesthetize, hamstring, weaken, paralyze, handicap, cramp, dull, deaden, lame, vitiate, screw up, disable.

neutralize (verb)

cancel, annul, countercheck, abrogate, invalidate, nullify, balance, counterbalance, undo, counterpoise, countervail, negate, offset.

Sense 1

contaminate, strike at, cancel out, doom, overshadow, fade, muck up, clobber, taint, loose on, dent, take away from, coarsen, harm.

Sense 2

cost, ail, bite, poison, skew, spoil, cloud, dehumanize, counterpoise.

Sense 3

breed, put out, outweigh, damage.

Sense 4

redeem.

Sense 6

drive, hurt.

Sense 9

HIT.

annul

quash.

compensate

cancel out.

counteract

Counterwork.

kill

slay, snuff.

Other synonyms and related words:

rot, contaminate, assassinate, blow, bite, neutralise, antagonise, croak, consume, desolate, slay, snitch, drop, fade, dehumanize, cost, cop, make up, countercheck, glom, harm, outweigh, devastate, ware, quash, ravage, redeem, execute, languish, dent, liquidate, even up, belie, damage, waste, hook, cancel out, ice, do in, even off, avoid, void, overshadow, drive, contravene, spoil, sabotage, counterpoise, countermine, even out, countervail, scourge, antagonize, emaciate, shave, macerate, clobber, snuff, terminate, thieve, squander, taint, subvert, doom.

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