Translation of counteract in Spanish:

counteract

contrarrestar, v.

Pronunciation /ˌkaʊn(t)ərˈækt//kaʊntərˈakt/

transitive verb

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    contrarrestar
    • Finally, it has been suggested that a pH shift could serve as a signal to induce systems to counteract imbalances.
    • Taking a top-down approach already implies a categorisation attempt that is outside of the sphere of influence of the wiki contributors, which kind of counteracts the point of a wiki.
    • Dynamic Drive is another option, fitted to the car we drove; it counteracts body lean to force the BMW level in corners.
    • Unequally spaced white stripes painted across the road leading up to an off-ramp have been used to create an illusion that counteracts motion adaptation and reduces driving speed.
    • Organic matter neutralises or counteracts many disinfectants.
    • Dark energy is a mysterious pressure that counteracts gravity, forcing the universe to expand faster than it otherwise would.
    • There must, therefore, be some hidden advantage to being left-handed that counteracts the risks, but the problem for biologists was trying to work out what this advantage was.
    • The precise method by which Aloe Vera works is not yet fully understood, but it is a great stimulator of the body's own system, which counteracts disease and disorder.
    • Allegedly there's no virus checking software designed to counteract it yet, but there could be a cure by the end of today.
    • These measures would, moreover, sharply reduce revenue to money-strapped state governments, counteracting the Federal stimulus by forcing many of them to cut back on spending.
    • Some force in the universe not only counteracts gravity but pushes the galaxies in the universe apart ever faster.
    • He didn't, therefore, possess adrenaline - the life-saving drug which counteracts the allergic reaction people have when sensitive to bee and wasp stings.
    • Going back into schools also counteracts the fall in the number of male teachers and their tendency to give up time to spread the word about their passion for rugby.
    • The argument was that the discount rate should be reduced to counteract the effect of the higher rate tax on the award.
    • Inverters can reduce overall crosstalk by counteracting the effects of switching, as long as the victim trace runs alongside both the native signal and its inverted form.
    • High-intensity resistance exercise training counteracts muscle weakness and physical frailty in very elderly people.
    • Formally, this equilibrium is stable, meaning that small deviations from it are counteracted by the system's dynamics.
    • Particularly noteworthy is the accounting of the use of such operations by our naval forces worldwide and the positive impact they had in counteracting enemy planning and operations.
    • For example it may be that heroin addicts choose heroin because it counteracts the rage and aggression they feel, while cocaine may be used to medicate against depression.
    • Coffee counteracts the effects of a head cold to help you function normally.
    • The resulting charge neutralization counteracts the normal repulsion of the negatively charged phosphate backbone and allows a considerable narrowing of the DNA grooves on the inside.