(~s, neutralizing, ~d)
Note: in BRIT, also use 'neutralise'
To ~ something means to prevent it from having any effect or from working properly.
The US is trying to ~ the resolution in the UN Security Council...
The intruder smashed a window to get in and then ~d the alarm system.
VERB: V n, V n
...the sale or neutralization of the suspected nuclear site.
N-UNCOUNT: usu N of n
When a chemical substance ~s an acid, it makes it less acid.
Antacids are alkaline and they relieve pain by neutralizing acid in the contents of the stomach.
VERB: V n