HyperDic: neutralise

English > 4 senses of the word neutralise:
VERBcontactneutralise, neutralize, liquidate, waste, knock off, do inget rid of (someone who may be a threat) by killing
competitionneutralise, neutralizemake incapable of military action
changeneutralise, neutralize, nullify, negatemake ineffective by counterbalancing the effect of
changeneutralise, neutralizemake chemically neutral
English > neutralise: 4 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningGet rid of (someone who may be a threat) by killing.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymsneutralize, liquidate, waste, knock off, do in
BroaderkillCause to die
Spanishliquidar, neutralizar
Catalanliquidar
English > neutralise: 4 senses > verb 2, competition
Meaningmake incapable of military action.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymneutralize
Broaderdemilitarize, demilitariseDo away with the military organization and potential of
Spanishneutralizar
Nounsneutralisationaction intended to keep a country politically neutral or exclude it from a possible war
English > neutralise: 4 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningmake ineffective by counterbalancing the effect of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsneutralize, nullify, negate
Broaderweakenlessen the strength of
Spanishanular, invalidar, neutralizarse, neutralizar
Catalananul·lar, invalidar, neutralitzar-se, neutralitzar
Nounsneutralisationaction intended to nullify the effects of some previous action
English > neutralise: 4 senses > verb 4, change
Meaningmake chemically neutral.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymneutralize
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Spanishneutralizarse, neutralizar
Catalanneutralitzar-se, neutralitzar
Nounsneutralisationa chemical reaction in which an acid and a base interact with the formation of a salt

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