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

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  1. neutralize

    Synonyms:
    counteract, compensate, counterbalance, counterpoise, countervail

    Antonyms:
    aggravate, enhance, intensify

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  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

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  1. neutralizeverb

    Synonyms:
    counteract, counterbalance, invalidate

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How to use neutralize in a sentence?

  1. Fahrettin Altun:

    Turkey has no ambition in northeastern Syria except to neutralize a long-standing threat against Turkish citizens and to liberate the local population from the yoke of armed thugs.

  2. Baudjuin:

    No matter how hard you work for success if your thought is saturated with the fear of failure, it will kill your efforts, neutralize your endeavors and make success impossible.

  3. The Interior Ministry:

    The territory has been completely surrounded, the operation to apprehend and neutralize the criminals is under way.

  4. Anthony Fauci:

    One of the things you do is you get the virus and you grow it or you put it into a modified form called a pseudovirus. And when you do that, you can then get convalescent plasma, monoclonal antibodies, as well as sera and antibodies that are induced by the vaccine to see if they neutralize the virus.

  5. 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.


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