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an·ti·dote

 (ăn′tĭ-dōt′)
n.
1. A remedy or other agent used to neutralize or counteract the effects of a poison.
2. An agent that relieves or counteracts: jogging as an antidote to nervous tension.
tr.v. an·ti·dot·ed, an·ti·dot·ing, an·ti·dotes
To relieve or counteract with an antidote: "Hallie's family life is laced with the poison of self-hatred, a poison that Sam has antidoted with love and understanding" (Christopher Swan).

[Middle English, from Latin antidotum, from Greek antidoton, from antididonai, antido-, to give as a remedy against : anti-, anti- + didonai, to give; see dō- in Indo-European roots.]

an′ti·dot′al (ăn′tĭ-dōt′l) adj.
an′ti·dot′al·ly adv.
Usage Note: Antidote may be followed by to, for, or against: an antidote to boredom; an antidote for snakebite; an antidote against inflation.

antidote

(ˈæntɪˌdəʊt)
n
1. (Medicine) med a drug or agent that counteracts or neutralizes the effects of a poison
2. anything that counteracts or relieves a harmful or unwanted condition; remedy
[C15: from Latin antidotum, from Greek antidoton something given as a countermeasure, from anti- + didonai to give]
ˌantiˈdotal adj

an•ti•dote

(ˈæn tɪˌdoʊt)

n., v. -dot•ed, -dot•ing. n.
1. a medicine or other remedy for counteracting the effects of poison, disease, etc.
2. something that prevents or counteracts injurious or unwanted effects: an antidote to crime.
v.t.
3. to counteract with an antidote.
[1400–50; late Middle English (< Middle French) < Latin antidotum < Greek antídoton something given against =anti- anti- + dotón neuter of dotós given, v. adj. of didónai to give (c. datum)]
an`ti•dot′al, adj.
an`ti•dot′al•ly, adv.

an·ti·dote

(ăn′tĭ-dōt′)
1. A substance that counteracts the effects of poison.
2. Something that relieves or counteracts something: Baking soda is often used as an antidote to indigestion.

antidote

a remedy to counteract a harmful substance in the body.
See also: Remedies
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.antidote - a remedy that stops or controls the effects of a poisonantidote - a remedy that stops or controls the effects of a poison
atropine - a poisonous crystalline alkaloid extracted from the nightshade family; used as an antispasmodic and to dilate the eye pupil; also administered in large amounts as an antidote for organophosphate nerve agents or organophosphate insecticides
curative, cure, therapeutic, remedy - a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain
obidoxime chloride - a chloride used as an antidote for nerve gases such as sarin or VX

antidote

noun
1. remedy, cure, preventive, corrective, neutralizer, nostrum, countermeasure, antitoxin, antivenin, counteragent He noticed their sickness and prepared an antidote.
2. cure, remedy, corrective, nostrum, countermeasure Massage is a wonderful antidote to stress.

antidote

noun
Something that corrects or counteracts:
Translations
تِرْيَاقمُضاد لِلسُّم، تِرْياق
protijedprotilátka
modgift
پادزهر
vastamyrkky
proutotrov
ellenméregellenszer
móteitur
解毒剤
해독제
priešnuodis
pretlīdzeklis
protijed
motgift
ยาถอนพิษ
thuốc giải độc

antidote

[ˈæntɪdəʊt] N (Med) → antídoto m (for, to contra) (fig) → remedio m (for, to contra, para)

antidote

[ˈæntidəʊt] n
(to poison)antidote m, contrepoison m
(to unpleasant feeling or situation)antidote m
an antidote to sth → un antidote à qch, un antidote contre qch
Work is a wonderful antidote to depression → Le travail est un excellent antidote à la dépression.anti-fascism [ˌæntiˈfæʃɪzəm] nmouvement m antifasciste

antidote

[ˈæntɪdəʊt] nantidoto

antidote

(ˈӕntidout) noun
a medicine etc which is given to prevent a poison acting on a person etc. If you are bitten by a poisonous snake, you have to be given an antidote.

antidote

تِرْيَاق protijed modgift Gegenmittel αντίδοτο antídoto vastamyrkky antidote proutotrov antidoto 解毒剤 해독제 tegengif motgift odtrutka antídoto противоядие motgift ยาถอนพิษ panzehir thuốc giải độc 解毒剂

an·ti·dote

n. antídoto, contraveneno; agente que combate los effectos de un veneno.

antidote

n antídoto