Synonyms and related words:
amends, atonement, balancing, bucking, challenge, combative reaction, commutation, compensation, complaint, contention, contradiction, contraposition, contravention, contraversion, counterbalancing, counterworking, crosscurrent, crossing, defiance, demur, denial, dispute, dissent, dissentience, expiation, fractiousness, head wind, impugnation, impugnment, indemnification, indemnity, lex talionis, negation, negativism, noncooperation, objection, obstinacy, offsetting, opposing, opposition, opposure, oppugnation, passive resistance, protest, reaction, rebuff, rebutment, rebuttal, recalcitrance, recalcitrancy, recalcitration, recompense, rectification, redress, refractoriness, refusal, rejection, reluctance, remonstrance, renitence, renitency, reparation, repayment, repellence, repellency, repulse, repulsion, resistance, restitution, retaliation, revenge, revolt, satisfaction, stand, standing against, substitution, traversal, uncooperativeness, undercurrent, withstanding

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  • counteraction — index antipode, collision (dispute), conflict, contention (opposition), contradiction, contravention …   Law dictionary

  • 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 …   English dictionary for students

  • counteraction — counteract ► VERB ▪ act against (something) so as to reduce its force or neutralize it. DERIVATIVES counteraction noun counteractive adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • counteraction — noun see counteract …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • counteraction — See counteract. * * * …   Universalium

  • counteraction — noun a) An act of retaliation; a counterattack b) Any action in opposition to a previous action …   Wiktionary

  • counteraction — I (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Opposition] Syn. resistance, contradiction, contravention; see opposition 1 . 2. [Cancellation] Syn. neutralization, offsetting, undoing, counterbalancing; see cancellation , prevention . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The… …   English dictionary for students

  • counteraction — coun·ter ac·tion || ‚ kaÊŠntÉ™ rækʃn n. working against, negation, cancelling out …   English contemporary dictionary

  • counteraction — n. Opposition, contravention, resistance, frustration …   New dictionary of synonyms

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