See counteraction.

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  • Counteractively — Coun ter*act ive*ly, adv. By counteraction. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • counteractively — adverb In a counteractive manner …   Wiktionary

  • counteractively — adv. in a counteractive manner (neutralizing by an opposite force) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • counteractively — adverb in a counteractive manner • Derived from adjective: ↑counteractive * * * counteractˈively adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑counteract …   Useful english dictionary

  • counteract — counteractant, adj. counteracter, counteractor, n. counteractingly, adv. counteraction, n. counteractive, adj. counteractively, adv. /kown teuhr akt /, v.t. to act in opposition to; frustrate by contrary action. [1670 80; COUNTER + ACT] …   Universalium

  • counter to — Synonyms and related words: adverse to, against, antagonistically, at cross purposes with, athwart, con, contra, contrary to, counteractively, dead against, in conflict with, in contempt of, in defiance of, in disagreement with, in opposition to …   Moby Thesaurus

  • in opposition — Synonyms and related words: adverse, against the grain, against the tide, against the wind, alienated, antagonistic, antagonistically, antiestablishment, at cross purposes, at daggers, at daggers drawn, at issue, at odds, at odds with, at… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • unfavorably — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. adversely, negatively, opposingly, oppositely, conflictingly, antagonistically, obstructively, malignantly, counteractively, contrarily, untowardly, as a deterrent, in opposition to, in the negative, on the contrary, by… …   English dictionary for students

  • antidotally — adv. in a neutralizing manner, counteractively …   English contemporary dictionary

  • counteract — /kaʊntərˈækt / (say kowntuhr akt) verb (t) to act in opposition to; frustrate by contrary action. –counteraction, noun –counteractive, adjective –counteractively, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

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