counteractive counteractive

Definition(s):

  • (adj) opposing or neutralizing or mitigating an effect by contrary action

Usage(s):

  • Then Sir Douglas told of the counteractive efforts of his sales agencies in opening up new territory even in remote Belgian Congo; in introducing machines to 338,000 pupils in .

Quotes

  1. "Perth played a very defensive, counteractive style of football because Ron Smith didn't have the players he wanted, but he's changed that to a very attacking style this season," Merrick said. "To his credit, he got Perth into the final of...
    on Aug 29, 2007 By: Ernie Merrick Source: Australian FourFourTwo

  2. "If the board of governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency should decide that it has to go to the Security Council and naturally counteractive measures should be discussed there, the overriding goal has to be that we solve this very...
    on Aug 9, 2005 By: Gerhard Schroeder Source: RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

  3. "I started working out last Thursday, but for 20 minutes. I do cardio on my own. I'm doing it slow. Now I'm starting to eat more healthy. Because after working out, having fried chicken and mashed potatoes is a little counteractive," explained...
    on Jul 16, 2008 By: Jessica Alba Source: Telegraph.co.uk

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