- [verb] act in opposition to
Synonyms: antagonize, antagonise
- [verb] oppose or check by a counteraction
- [verb] oppose and mitigate the effects of by contrary actions; "This will counteract the foolish actions of my colleagues"
Synonyms: countervail, neutralize, counterbalance
- [verb] destroy property or hinder normal operations; "The Resistance sabotaged railroad operations during the war"
Synonyms: sabotage, undermine, countermine, subvert, weaken