Help Wordnik hunt for a million missing words by backing our Kickstarter!


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. That counteracts

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Tending to counteract.
  • n. One who, or that which, counteracts.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Tending to counteract or oppose.
  • n. One who or that which counteracts.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. opposing or neutralizing or mitigating an effect by contrary action


Sorry, no etymologies found.



Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.