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an·ti·dote

antidote

 
 
pronunciation:
aen tih dot
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part of speech: noun
definition: a substance that stops poison from working or cures a disease.
He was bitten by a snake and they took him to the hospital for an antidote.
synonyms:
medication, medicine
antonyms:
poison
similar words:
antibody, antitoxin, cure, drug, remedy
derivations: antidotal (adj.), antidotally (adv.)
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