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. Jorge Kalil:

    The antibodies ... could be injected into women with Zika to neutralize the virus, i think we can reach that point in a year.

  2. Ken Coates:

    The greatest hope the government can have is they neutralize this topic. Imagine if a multinational gets ownership of the pipeline, or an indigenous consortium. The indigenous (option) is way less provocative.

  3. Sarhang Hamasaeed:

    It is a broader problem that does not only tie to what happened in the past couple of weeks, but a broader one is : What is the Sarhang Hamasaeed policy towards Iraq ? There was an Iraqi criticism always that the US does not have a policy and a strategy for its focus on Iraq, there's a strategy focused on ISIS that has an Iraq component, there's a strategy toward Iran that has an Iran component, but if you neutralize those two elements, what is the Sarhang Hamasaeed policy vis-a-vis Iraq ?

  4. Nyki Giasolli:

    All these kids are alive because of( Castillo's) sacrifice and the bravery of all the boys to neutralize the threat.

  5. Herve Ladsous:

    At the start of January, we'll have to step up a gear to neutralize them in line with the U.N. Security Council mandate.

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