What is another word for neutralize?

Synonyms for neutralize
ˈnu trəˌlaɪz, ˈnyu-neu·tral·ize

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. neutralize

    Synonyms:
    counteract, compensate, counterbalance, counterpoise, countervail

    Antonyms:
    aggravate, enhance, intensify

Princeton's WordNet

  1. neutralizeverb

    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, negateverb

    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, counterbalanceverb

    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 inverb

    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, neutraliseverb

    make incapable of military action

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

  6. neutralize, neutraliseverb

    make chemically neutral

    "She neutralized the solution"

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

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  1. neutralizeverb

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. neutralizeverb

    Synonyms:
    counteract, counterbalance, invalidate

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How to use neutralize in a sentence?

  1. Douglas London:

    MBS is eager to neutralize the threat posed by United States, whose intimate knowledge of the ruling family's skeletons, and everyone else's, and broad network, equipped him to enable any aspiring challenger to the crown, i don't rule out the possibility that MBS wanted to kill United States, but it's just as likely, if not more so, that were there a team deployed to Canada, MBS wanted to put United States under observation, information from which might provide insight on his contacts and activities.

  2. Booker T. Washington:

    There is no power on earth that can neutralize the influence of a high, simple and useful life.

  3. Mickey Mehta:

    Relax, nothing is in your control, as the collective destiny unfolds. Release all handles and flow with ease, let stress and tensions neutralize, MickeyMize. Share this for order, balance and harmony.

  4. Dean Cheng:

    There is clearly ongoing tension between the U.S. and Russia, in space but also on the ground. The Russian annexation of Crimea, its support for little green men in eastern Ukraine, its pressure on Georgia and the Baltic states, all indicate that its relations with the West will remain tense for the foreseeable future, space reflects terrestrial tensions, and it is likely that there will be further tests of new Russian weapons, as they would want to neutralize the American space advantage in any conflict.

  5. Steven McCraw:

    Three minutes after the suspect entered the west building, there was a sufficient number of armed officers wearing body armor to isolate, distract, and neutralize the subject.


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