Domande riguardo a frasi esempio con, spiegazione d'utilizzo di "Counteract"s

Parole simili a "Counteract" e le sue differenze

Q: Qual è la differenza tra counteract e neutralize e offset e compensate ?
A: Counteract, neutralize, and offset all mean preventing something by acting against it; by doing the opposite
- Offset can also mean to put something out of order

"We must counteract/neutralize/offset the enemy by halting their means of travel."
"I will have to use pesticides to counteract/neutralize/offset the insect infestation."

Compensate is making up for something that is lacking

"To compensate for his insecurities, he tries to make others feel inferior."
"She received a large sum of money to compensate for the damage done to her property."

Q: Qual è la differenza tra counteracting e resistance ?
A: Counteract is doing something to neutralize a process or reduce its effectiveness. Resistance is the measure of how effective the counteract is. Or the degree of nullification or protection to a force.

Antidotes counteract the effect of poison.

My jacket is nearly waterproof. It's rated 95% effective against moisture.
Q: Qual è la differenza tra counteract e neutralize ?
To counteract something means to reduce its effect by doing something that produces an opposite effect.
• My husband has to take several pills to counteract high blood pressure.

To neutralize something means to prevent it from having any effect or from working properly.
• The U.S. is trying to neutralize the resolution in the UN Security Council.
Q: Qual è la differenza tra counteract e offset ?
A: To "counteract" something is to undo or stop its effects.
To "offset" something is to do something that has the opposite effect.

You can see that they are very similar. Here are examples:
"to counteract theft, the store is adding locks to its doors."
"to offset theft, the store is selling more merchandise."

In the second example, you are not doing anything to stop the loss of money from theft. Instead, you are just trying to make more money to "make up for it."

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