Definition of neutralizes


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • neutralizes is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 20 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • neutralizes is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 23 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of neutralizes

  • make chemically neutral (verb)

    Examples

    1. She neutralized the solution

    Synonyms

    1. neutralise

  • make incapable of military action (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. neutralise

  • get rid of (someone who may be a threat) by killing (verb)

    Examples

    1. the double agent was neutralized

    Synonyms

    1. do in
    2. knock off
    3. liquidate
    4. neutralise
    5. waste

  • oppose and mitigate the effects of by contrary actions (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. counteract
    2. counterbalance
    3. countervail

  • make ineffective by counterbalancing the effect of (verb)

    Examples

    1. Her optimism neutralizes his gloom

    Synonyms

    1. negate
    2. neutralise
    3. nullify

  • make politically neutral and thus inoffensive (verb)

    Examples

    1. The treaty neutralized the small republic

See definition of neutralizes in Merriam Webster