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

How to pronounce neutralize?

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How to use neutralize in a sentence?

  1. Anthony Pinto:

    I love my family, they might use these mental rituals like prayer or counting to neutralize that anxiety or to try to make that anxiety go away as a way to cope.

  2. 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.

  3. Defence Minister Moshe Yaalon:

    Whoever doesn't have( a gun), should use whatever he has - it can be a club, an umbrella, anything - that can ward off the stabber and neutralize him.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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