Associations to the word «Counteract»

Wiktionary

COUNTERACT, verb. To act in opposition to; thwart; to hinder, defeat, or frustrate, by contrary agency or influence; as, to counteract the effect of medicines; to counteract good advice.

Dictionary definition

COUNTERACT, verb. Act in opposition to.
COUNTERACT, verb. Oppose or check by a counteraction.
COUNTERACT, verb. Oppose and mitigate the effects of by contrary actions; "This will counteract the foolish actions of my colleagues".
COUNTERACT, verb. Destroy property or hinder normal operations; "The Resistance sabotaged railroad operations during the war".

Wise words

We cannot always control our thoughts, but we can control our words, and repetition impresses the subconscious, and we are then master of the situation.
Florence Scovel Shinn