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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (4)

1. get rid of (someone who may be a threat) by killing;
- Example: "The mafia liquidated the informer"
- Example: "the double agent was neutralized"
[syn: neutralize, neutralise, liquidate, waste, knock off, do in]

2. make incapable of military action;
[syn: neutralize, neutralise]

3. make ineffective by counterbalancing the effect of;
- Example: "Her optimism neutralizes his gloom"
- Example: "This action will negate the effect of my efforts"
[syn: neutralize, neutralise, nullify, negate]

4. make chemically neutral;
- Example: "She neutralized the solution"
[syn: neutralize, neutralise]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

neutralise v 1: get rid of (someone who may be a threat) by killing; "The mafia liquidated the informer"; "the double agent was neutralized" [syn: neutralize, neutralise, liquidate, waste, knock off, do in] 2: make incapable of military action [syn: neutralize, neutralise] 3: make ineffective by counterbalancing the effect of; "Her optimism neutralizes his gloom"; "This action will negate the effect of my efforts" [syn: neutralize, neutralise, nullify, negate] 4: make chemically neutral; "She neutralized the solution" [syn: neutralize, neutralise]