Definitions for (verb) neutralise

Main entry: neutralise, neutralize

Definition: make chemically neutral

Usage: She neutralized the solution


Main entry: negate, neutralise, neutralize, nullify

Definition: make ineffective by counterbalancing the effect of

Usage: Her optimism neutralizes his gloom; This action will negate the effect of my efforts


Main entry: neutralise, neutralize

Definition: make incapable of military action


Main entry: neutralise, neutralize, do in, waste, knock off, liquidate

Definition: get rid of (someone who may be a threat) by killing

Usage: The mafia liquidated the informer; the double agent was neutralized