Definition of counteract

Common misspellings:
  • contaract (0.0%)
  • conteract (40.0%)
  • counterract (0.0%)
  • countract (20.0%)
  • couteract (0.0%)
Misspellings percentages are collected from over 15,411,110 spell check sessions on from Jan 2010 - Jun 2012.
Examples of usage:
  1. It is easy to estimate the effect of an enormous correspondence of this kind leaving Manila every fortnight and passing into the hands of politicians in the mother country especially as there was nothing to counteract its influence on the part of the Friars who did their work quietly and earnestly and had very little correspondence with Spain at all - The Friars in the Philippines by Ambrose Coleman

  2. It is frequently my fate to study the countenances and figures of the population and I find the joy which the pursuit of illusion brings them is insufficient to counteract the confined monotonous and worried character of their lives - Another Sheaf by John Galsworthy