What are some alternative words for neutralize?

Synonyms for neutralize
ˈnu trəˌlaɪz, ˈnyu-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. neutralize(verb)

    make politically neutral and thus inoffensive

    "The treaty neutralized the small republic"

    Synonyms:
    neutralise, counteract, nullify, counterbalance, countervail, liquidate, do in, knock off, negate, waste

  2. neutralize, neutralise, nullify, negate(verb)

    make ineffective by counterbalancing the effect of

    "Her optimism neutralizes his gloom"; "This action will negate the effect of my efforts"

    Synonyms:
    waste, countervail, avoid, counterbalance, contravene, knock off, belie, annul, counteract, invalidate, neutralise, negate, nullify, quash, contradict, liquidate, do in, void

  3. counteract, countervail, neutralize, counterbalance(verb)

    oppose and mitigate the effects of by contrary actions

    "This will counteract the foolish actions of my colleagues"

    Synonyms:
    waste, countermine, countervail, even off, compensate, counterbalance, negate, even out, neutralise, counteract, subvert, sabotage, correct, oppose, weaken, even up, countercheck, antagonise, nullify, make up, undermine, liquidate, offset, do in, antagonize, knock off

  4. neutralize, neutralise, liquidate, waste, knock off, do in(verb)

    get rid of (someone who may be a threat) by killing

    "The mafia liquidated the informer"; "the double agent was neutralized"

    Synonyms:
    rot, cop, nullify, ravage, hook, neutralise, fling off, shave, liquidate, ware, countervail, blow, scourge, lay waste to, counteract, dash off, snitch, desolate, thieve, do in, macerate, scratch off, counterbalance, toss off, squander, languish, negate, devastate, pay off, emaciate, drop, pine away, knock off, consume, glom, waste, run off

  5. neutralize, neutralise(verb)

    make incapable of military action

    Synonyms:
    neutralise, counteract, nullify, counterbalance, countervail, liquidate, do in, knock off, negate, waste

  6. neutralize, neutralise(verb)

    make chemically neutral

    "She neutralized the solution"

    Synonyms:
    neutralise, counteract, nullify, counterbalance, countervail, liquidate, do in, knock off, negate, waste

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. neutralize

    Synonyms:
    counteract, compensate, counterbalance, counterpoise, countervail

    Antonyms:
    aggravate, enhance, intensify

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. neutralize(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    counterbalance, render neutral, render inert, destroy the effect of, render of no effect

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. neutralize(v)

    Synonyms:
    counteract, counterbalance, invalidate

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How to use neutralize in a sentence?

  1. The Pentagon report:

    China could use missile attacks and precision air strikes against air defense systems, including air bases, radar sites, missiles, space assets, and communications facilities to degrade Taiwan's defenses, neutralize Taiwan's leadership, or break the Taiwan people's resolve.

  2. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei:

    Serious work must take place. We can withstand the sanctions and neutralize and foil the enemy's goals. If we don't, the enemy would proceed and place conditions on our nuclear program and impose sanctions, if sanctions are to be the way, the Iranian nation can also do it. A big collection of the world's oil and gas is in Iran so Iran if necessary can hold back on the gas that Europe and the world is so dependent on.

  3. State John Kerry:

    We began our fight against al Qaeda in 2001 and it took us quite a few years before we were able to eliminate Osama bin Laden and the top leadership and neutralize them as an effective force. We hope to do Daesh much faster than that and we think we have an ability to do that.

  4. Dos Anjos:

    Agents and the directors of football clubs have stopped players from using nicknames, if your name is Hulk then you will be painted green and made to look like your name. It is a way to neutralize any irony or folklore and make them seem more serious.

  5. Guy Brice Parfait Kolelas:

    The only explanation is that I told the president he is not allowed to change the constitution, he is trying to control us, to neutralize us.

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