antidote definition

  • noun:
    • A remedy or other representative regularly counteract or counteract the effects of a poison.
    • a representative that relieves or counteracts: running as an antidote to stressed tension.
    • a fix to counteract the results of poison (usually followed by "against," "for," or "to").
    • something which counteracts or stops one thing harmful.
    • A remedy to counteract the effects of poison, or of something noxious taken to the belly; -- used in combination with against, for, or even.
    • Whatever has a tendency to prevent naughty results, or even to counteract evil which something different might produce.
    • A medicine modified to counteract the results of poison or an attack of infection.
    • Whatever prevents or sometimes avoid or counteract injurious impacts or results, whether physical or emotional; a counteracting energy or impact of any kind.
    • Synonyms treatment, cure, counteractive, corrective.
    • an answer that stops or manages the results of a poison
    • a fix or other representative regularly counteract or counteract the effects of a poison.
    • a representative that relieves or counteracts: running as an antidote to stressed stress.
    • a fix to counteract the effects of poison (often accompanied by "against," "for," or "to").
    • something which counteracts or prevents one thing harmful.
    • A remedy to counteract the effects of poison, or of such a thing noxious taken in to the stomach; -- combined with against, for, or even.
    • Whatever tends to avoid mischievous effects, or to counteract evil which something different might create.
    • A medicine adapted to counteract the effects of poison or an attack of condition.
    • Whatever stops or will prevent or counteract damaging impacts or effects, whether real or mental; a counteracting power or influence of any kind.
    • Synonyms treatment, treatment, counteractive, corrective.
    • a remedy that stops or controls the results of a poison
  • verb-transitive:
    • To relieve or counteract with an antidote: "Hallie's family life is laced with the poison of self-hatred, a poison that Sam has actually antidoted with love and comprehension" ( Christopher Swan).
    • To counteract or stop the ramifications of, giving or using an antidote.
    • To fortify or preserve by an antidote.
    • to alleviate or counteract with an antidote: "Hallie's family life is laced using the poison of self-hatred, a poison that Sam has actually antidoted with love and comprehension" ( Christopher Swan).
    • To counteract or stop the aftereffects of, by giving or taking an antidote.
    • To fortify or preserve by an antidote.
  • verb:
    • To counteract as an antidote.
    • To counteract as an antidote.
  • others:
    • To provide with additives; protect by antidotes; serve as an antidote to; counteract.
    • To furnish with preservatives; protect by antidotes; serve as an antidote to; counteract.

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