Anti dote

antidote

[an-ti-doht]
noun
1.
a medicine or other remedy for counteracting the effects of poison, disease, etc.
2.
something that prevents or counteracts injurious or unwanted effects: Good jobs are the best antidote to teenage crime.
verb (used with object), antidoted, antidoting.
3.
to counteract with an antidote: Medication was given to antidote the poison the child had swallowed.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English (< Middle French) < Latin antidotum < Greek antídoton something given against (i.e., for counteracting), equivalent to anti- anti- + dotón neuter of dotós given, verbid of didónai to give; akin to datum

antidotal, antidotical [an-ti-dot-i-kuhl] , adjective
antidotally, antidotically, adverb

anecdote, antedate, antidote.
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antidote (ˈæntɪˌdəʊt)
 
n
1.  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]
 
anti'dotal
 
adj

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antidote
1510s, from L. antidotum, from Gk. antidoton "given as a remedy," lit. "given against," verbal adj. of antididonai "give in return," from anti- "against" + didonai "to give" (see date (1)). Related: Antidotal (1640s).
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antidote an·ti·dote (ān'tĭ-dōt')
n.
An agent used to neutralize or counteract the effects of a poison.


an'ti·dot'al (ān'tĭ-dōt'l) adj.
an'ti·dot'al·ly adv.
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antidote   (ān'tĭ-dōt')  Pronunciation Key 
A substance that counteracts the effects of a poison.
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