HyperDic: countervail

English > 2 senses of the word countervail:
VERBstativecountervail, offsetcompensate for or counterbalance / counterbalance
socialcountervail, counteract, neutralize, counterbalanceoppose and mitigate the effects of by contrary actions
countervail > pronunciation
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English > countervail: 2 senses > verb 1, stative
Meaningcompensate for or counterbalance / counterbalance.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymoffset
Broaderbalance, equilibrate, equilibrize, equilibriseBring into balance or equilibrium
Spanishcompensar, contrarrestar
English > countervail: 2 senses > verb 2, social
MeaningOppose and mitigate the effects of by contrary actions.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymscounteract, neutralize, counterbalance
Narroweroverridecounteract the normal operation of (an automatic gear shift in a vehicle)
Broadercancel, offset, set offMake up for
Spanishcontrarrestar, neutralizar
Catalancontrarestar, neutralitzar

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