Counteraction


Counteraction
(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Counteraction->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ counteraction
counteraction
opposition
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ contrariety
contrariety
&c. 14
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ antagonism
antagonism
polarity
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ clashing
clashing
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ collision
collision
interference
inhibition
resistance
renitency
friction
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ reaction
reaction
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ retroaction
retroaction
&c.(recoil) 277
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ counterblast
counterblast
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ neutralization
neutralization
&c.(compensation) 30
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ vis inertiae
vis inertiae
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ check
check
&c.(hindrance) 706
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ voluntary opposition
voluntary opposition
&c. 708
voluntary resistance
&c. 719
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ repression
repression
&c.(restraint) 751
PARAG:Counteraction->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ counteract
counteract
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ run counter
run counter
clash
cross
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ interfere with
interfere with
conflict with
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ contravene
contravene
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ jostle
jostle
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ go against
go against
run against
beat against
militate against
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ stultify
stultify
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ antagonize
antagonize
block
oppose
&c. 708
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ traverse
traverse
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ withstand
withstand
&c.(resist) 719
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ hinder
hinder
&c. 706
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ repress
repress
&c.(restrain) 751
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ react
react
&c.(recoil) 277
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ undo
undo
neutralize
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ counterpoise
counterpoise
&c.(compensate) 30
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ overpoise
overpoise
PARAG:Counteraction->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ counteracting
counteracting
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ antagonistic
antagonistic
conflicting
retroactive
renitent
reactionary
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ contrary
contrary
&c. 14
PARAG:Counteraction->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ although
although
&c. 30
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ in spite of
in spite of
&c. 708
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ against
against

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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