antidote antidote  /ˈæn tɪ ˌdoʊt/


  • (n) a remedy that stops or controls the effects of a poison


  1. He is also a phlegmatic and thoughtful antidote to Rich's hype.
  2. I believe that our Making of America series is an antidote to historical illiteracy, which David describes as a great danger to our democracy.
  3. The antidote is more exposure.


  1. Booker Senate Run Imperils Newark's Wall Street Pipeline

    Even before Cory Booker won his first term as Newark mayor in 2006, he was mining Wall Street contacts for an antidote to the blight that had gripped New Jersey’s most populous city for more than four decades.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  2. Northside Festival a film, music haven

    It seems like everyone who visits Austin’s SXSW festival has a complaint about how it has become too big and too commercial. Brooklyn’s Northside Festival may be the antidote, although it’s growing too.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: amNewYork

  3. ‘Pac-man and the Ghostly Adventures’ preview: Wakka wakka wakka

    Pac-man returned to form in Pac-man Championship, but now Namco's getting experimental again with the 3D platformer 'Pac-man and the Ghostly Adventures.' The results? Pretty sweet. The game is sunny antidote to the endless parade of stoicism in other console action games.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Digital Trends


  1. US Attorney Patrick J. Fitzgerald said the verdict represented "an antidote to the poison of corruption" that trial testimony alleged included the fixing of state boards that controlled a $40 billion pension fund and made major decisions about...
    on Mar 3, 2008 By: Patrick Fitzgerald Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

  2. "In the Alliance of Civilizations process we have to achieve success. I am convinced that if we achieve success, we'll find an antidote against terrorism," Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said before the opening.
    on Jan 15, 2008 By: Recep Tayyip Erdogan Source: Newsday

  3. "If we do this right, our work can serve as an antidote -- much as the Pecora hearings did in the 1930s -- to the kinds of financial market practices that none of us would want to see be repeated ever again," Angelides said.
    on Sep 17, 2009 By: Phil Angelides Source: Reuters

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