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neutralize

neu·tral·ize

neutralize

 
pronunciation:
nu tr laIz
part of speech: verb
inflections: neutralized, neutralizes, neutralizing
definition 1: to cause to have no effect or become useless.
The alien neutralized the human's puny weapons.
synonyms:
undo, void
similar words:
cancel, revoke
definition 2: to cause to be neutral.
Antacid tablets neutralize stomach acid.
synonyms:
offset
derivations: neutralization (n.), neutralizer (n.)