Textual thesaurus for "neutralize"

(verb) neutralise

make chemically neutral

She neutralized the solution

(verb) negate, neutralise, nullify

make ineffective by counterbalancing the effect of

Her optimism neutralizes his gloom; This action will negate the effect of my efforts

(verb) neutralise

make incapable of military action

(verb) neutralise, do in, waste, knock off, liquidate

get rid of (someone who may be a threat) by killing

The mafia liquidated the informer; the double agent was neutralized

(verb) counteract, counterbalance, countervail

oppose and mitigate the effects of by contrary actions

This will counteract the foolish actions of my colleagues